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2013 Ministry of Information, Films Division
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. This film is on saving the girl child and stopping female foeticide. There is no comparison between a boy and a girl, both are equally important for the well being of society. As girls are looked upon as a symbol of love and care, the girl child in this film makes a humble request to live and make a difference in the world. The film shows positivity, hope and acceptance of girl child.
Topics: Gender Issues, GoI Films, Animation
Public Library of India
2013 Ministry of Information, Films Division
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Nagaswaram is one of the oldest musical instruments, spanning both the temple-ritual context and the concert platform called the Mangala Vadhyam, it is also played in marriages and auspicious occasions.
Topics: Art and Culture, GoI Films, Documentary
Public Library of India
2013 Ministry of Information, Films Division
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. This documentary highlight the life, works and achievement of Mrinal Sen.
Topics: Persons of Eminence, GoI Films, Biography
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2013 Ministry of Information, Films Division
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. This documentary illustrated and informative to educate and create social awareness on the life of Ostomates in India.
Topics: Socio - Cultural, GoI Films, Documentary
Public Library of India
2013 Ministry of Information, Films Division
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. This documentary focus on Khayyam's musical journey spanning seven decades and his contribution to not only Hindi film but serials and non-film Ghazals as well.
Topics: Art and Culture, GoI Films, Biography
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2013 Ministry of Information, Films Division
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Dr. U. R. Ananthamurthy, renowned Kannada writer and winner of the Jnanapeeth Award, is a thinker of international repute, also widely recognized for his social activism. The film foregrounds the vision of his fiction and his reflections on Gandhian thought, socialism and diverse cultural issues that are explicated by critics and thinkers who have been interacting with him for several decades.
Topics: Persons of Eminence, GoI Films, Biography
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2013 Ministry of Information, Films Division
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. A Young actor and budding filmmakers quest to understand the new wave movement in Indian Cinema, that flourished at a time and try to understand the reasons for the decline.
Topics: History and Events, GoI Films, Documentary
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2013 Ministry of Information, Films Division
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. The film highlights the lives and journeys of surrogate mothers and their struggles with the motherhood.
Topics: Socio - Cultural, GoI Films, Documentary
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2013 Ministry of Information, Films Division
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. A daughter's journey from denial to indifference, from apathy to empathy, from hate to love, as she discovers a father who was a genius, a sensitive and compulsive filmmaker who sacrificed his personal life to pains takingly convey social and political truths on celluloid.
Topics: Persons of Eminence, GoI Films, Biography
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2013 Ministry of Information, Films Division
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. “Rangbhoomi ” follows the film maker as he attempts to trace the contours of Dada Saheb Phalke's life in Varanasi after he withdrew, disillusioned, from the world of cinema and decided to take up theatre. While in Varanasi, Phalke wrote a semi-autobiographical play titled “Rangbhoomi ” which from the core of this cinematic exploration. Set in the visually thrilling landscapes of the old town of Varanasi, the film...
Topics: Art and Culture, GoI Films, Biography
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2013 Ministry of Information, Films Division
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. This film is a full length documentary feature on the life and work of filmmaker Sudhir Mishra and using this prism to examine the declining creative and cultural scene in India. The film uses his imperfect filmography and trenchant self-critical worldview to throw some light on why fulfilling one's potential in this line of work can be such a tall order---but often a fun ride.
Topics: Persons of Eminence, GoI Films, Biography
Public Library of India
2011 Ministry of Information, Films Division
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Children and teenagers express the relevance of Gandhiji's philosophy in todays context.
Topics: Sociology, GoI Films, Documentary
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2011 Ministry of Information, Films Division
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. A tribute to the architect to our constitution Dr. Ambedkar.
Topics: Persons of Eminence, GoI Films, Biography
Public Library of India
2011 Ministry of Information, Films Division
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Kumbh Mela - A sea of pilgrims and saints congregate at Nasik every 12 years for salvation.
Topics: Culture, GoI Films, Documentary
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2011 Ministry of Information, Films Division
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. The archaeological monument of Orchha and Bundelkhand treasures some of the most artistic, beautiful palaces and majestic temples, which are the core of discussion amongst people till today.
Topics: Archaeology, GoI Films, Documentary
Public Library of India
2011 Ministry of Information, Films Division
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. With an aim to preserve the Vultures, captive breeding is propagated as a viable option. These big birds are now in grave danger of disappearing from the sky.
Topics: Wild Life Conservation, GoI Films, Documentary
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2011 Ministry of Information, Films Division
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. A Muslim Kashmiri woman Zooni Gur, who came out on the path of freedom struggle and sacrificed her everything to fight the Pakistani Raiders. After achieving the goal she went into oblivion without seeking any rewards.
Topics: Investigative (Unknown Heroes), GoI Films, Biography
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2011 Ministry of Information, Films Division
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Film is on historical progression and aesthetics of sculptural tradition of ancient Assam.
Topics: Ethnography, GoI Films, Documentary
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2011 Ministry of Information, Films Division
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Pongal is the festival celebration of harvesting in Tamilnadu.
Topics: Culture, GoI Films, Documentary
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2011 Ministry of Information, Films Division
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. The film delves into the discourse of the corresponding conditions that gave inroad and impetus to the formation of the unique conservation, rehabilitation and employment by the farmer militants of the Bodo ethnic tribe through building an ecotourism initiative in the Manas National Park a World Heritage Site of Assam. Film is on tourism, rehabilitation and employment in North East India.
Topics: Environment (Human interest), GoI Films, Documentary
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2011 Ministry of Information, Films Division
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Biographical film is on veteran actor Uttam Kumar.
Topics: Persons of Eminence, GoI Films, Biography
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2011 Ministry of Information, Films Division
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Biographical documentary film based on life history of Guru Babu, classical Manipuri dancer.
Topics: Persons of Eminence, GoI Films, Biography
Public Library of India
2011 Ministry of Information, Films Division
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Film is on Satriya Culture founded by Mahapurush Srimanta Sarkaradeva.
Topics: Art and Culture, GoI Films, Documentary
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2011 Ministry of Information, Films Division
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Kiran undertakes a journey to discover the hidden talent in the common people. There is no shortage of talent in our country only there is a need to find it and encourage it.
Topics: Culture, GoI Films, Documentary
Public Library of India
2011 Ministry of Information, Films Division
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. A Biographical film on Bollywood star Shami Kapoor.
Topics: Persons of Eminence, GoI Films, Biography
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2011 Ministry of Information, Films Division
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. The legendry wrestling coach Guru Hanuman's Akhada is the success story of Indian wrestling.
Topics: Sports, GoI Films, Documentary
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2011 Ministry of Information, Films Division
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Film depicts the incredible historic journey of the Indo-European tribes who under duress begun their long track from the steppes of Central Asia located along the Dnieper, Don and Volga rivers. The film also explores the impact of modernization on Aryan tribes and how these people are surviving in rapidly evolving modern societies.
Topics: History and Events, GoI Films, Documentary
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2011 Ministry of Information, Films Division
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Pushkar Poornima an anthropological documentary explores the sacred desert lake city. The film is a contemporary look at an age old phenomenon. It brings out how Pushkar is much more than just other cattle fair.
Topics: Anthropology, GoI Films, Documentary
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2011 Ministry of Information, Films Division
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. This is a documentary film on the life and work of Shri Soumitra Chatterjee, a great film, theatre and literary personality and the favourite actor of Satyajit Ray.
Topics: Persons of Eminence, GoI Films, Biography
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2011 Ministry of Information, Films Division
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Begum Hazrat Mahal was the first woman revolutionary of India's struggle for Independence.
Topics: Persons of Eminence, GoI Films, Biography
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2011 Ministry of Information, Films Division
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Film is on personality who dealing community work in hilly areas.
Topics: Environment (Human interest), GoI Films, Biography