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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. “Vanishing Glaciers “highlights cause of concern about abnormal melting of glaciers caused due to global warming. Glaciers contribute importantly to water resources in many mountainous regions.
Topics: Environment, GoI Films, Documentary
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. A film on Aizawl, the “No -Horn-City ” of India
Topics: Environment, GoI Films, Documentary
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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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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Ram Kumar began his career as a litterateur before he became acclaimed as a painter. This film explores the various aspects of Ram Kumar's personality both as a writer and painter, by structuring the film around his stories and paintings, travelling between fragments of his past, present, fiction and imagery. The film strives of etch out the synthesis of word and image in Ram Kumar's creations, presenting it as a portrait of...
Topics: Contemporary, GoI Films, Documentary
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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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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
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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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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Trailing the lives of two men and a woman, Cities of Sleep takes us into the world of different improvised sleeping spaces and night shelters to provide an experimental portrait of a set of unique sleep practices in Delhi.
Topics: Sociology, GoI Films, Documentary
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Film highlighting the brave efforts of the members of Youth Emergency Organization to guard the Tezpur Town, Assam during the last three days of Chinese aggression of 1962.
Topics: History and Events, GoI Films, Documentary
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. An ethnographic documentary on the TOTO tribe of West Bengal, one of the smallest primitive tribes of India having a population of 1400 odd. They stay in Totopara village near Bhutan border of West Bengal.
Topics: Ethnography, GoI Films, Documentary
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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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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
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Film is on the story of Ramesh, a Dalit, who works as a bus conductor through the founding of a folk song band, struggles to celebrate his and the community’s identity, amidst his daily struggles for existence.
Topics: Sociology, GoI Films, Documentary
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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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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. A film celebrating Chhau Dance and one man's passion, Shashadhar Acharya to take us back to its old glory.
Topics: Art and Culture, GoI Films, Documentary
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. The film depicts set amongst the sprawling mountainous region of Uttarakhand, India. Six children living under the belt of demonic possessions, illiteracy and strict traditions re-discover a power hidden to them all this while: Music.
Topics: Socio - Cultural, GoI Films, Documentary
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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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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. The film on Prime Minister's ambitious initiative to clean up the Ganga.
Topics: Swachh Bharat, GoI Films, Documentary
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. This film focuses on Shri Adoor Gopalkrishnan's film making style and idioms. This is achieved through the interviews and the clippings of his films. The film also brings into focuses the relationship between the folk arts of Kerala and films made by Adoor Gopalkrishnan.
Topics: Persons of Eminence, GoI Films, Biography
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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
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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
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Behind the picturesque façade of Lohit Valley in Eastern Arunachal Pradesh hides a dark underbelly. Once traditional but now a cash crop, opium cultivation has brough prosperity to the Mishibi tribe. But the off shoot is drug addiction; its social and psychological upheaval. Three persons strive to reverse this trend in their own little way. Basamlu Krisikro is enrolling opium cultivating Mishimi families into organic tea...
Topics: Culture, GoI Films, Documentary
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. “People clean their premises and throw their garbage in their neighbour house.”
Topics: Swachh Bharat, GoI Films, Documentary
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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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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. As the landscape of the city changes vetically, and the plush cars zoom by, an elderly couple who are notable artistes in their own right, find solace in each other's company and a dedication to feed the strays of the area and keep their surroundings green.
Topics: Environment, GoI Films, Documentary
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. This film is born out of the need to explore existing geographical and political boundaries of India, juxtaposed with human, emotional, spiritual bridges. India being a peninsula, the east, west and south are flanked by water. The north too is serrated by mighty rivers thus making it open, inclusive and accessible to our neighbours. The same adjectives interpreted in the political jargon means menace of porosity,...
Topics: Contemporary, GoI Films, Documentary
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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
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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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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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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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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Film on ” a miraculous and tender process of the creation of a big river island with rich biodiversity on the barren sand deposits of river Brahmaputra by a tribal person over a period of 30 years “and the destruction of the largest river island Majuli.
Topics: Environment, GoI Films, Documentary
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. The Armenians settled in Calcutta from the end of the 16th century. According to an estimate there are less than 100 Armenians in Calcutta now. The film takes glimpses into Armenians glorious past, their legacy, the present and future even though it might seem bleak.
Topics: Anthropology, GoI Films, Documentary
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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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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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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Munira ( early 30's ) lives in “bandra flat”, a dense Muslim dominated slum in Jogeshwari, Mumbai. Every night, at around 1 am, She can be seen walking through the desolate western express highway with a bag of food gently tucked on her back. Dogs and cats anxiouly wait for her along the footpaths and boundary walls. She feeds each one of them, talking to them, running her hand across their back to check for injuries and...
Topics: Advocacy, GoI Films, Documentary
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. This documentary film portrays Konkan railway as a synonym of “Engineering Marvel ” A 20th century railway infrastructure project has improved connectivity with the rest of India bring better opportunities for trade and commerce.
Topics: Institutions, GoI Films, Documentary
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. In 1947, during the kabali invasion several pandit Kashmiri's left Kashmir. This film is tracing the roots, culture, history of one of those families through 3 generations at a wedding.
Topics: History and Events, GoI Films, Documentary
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Ten lakh people die every year of Mosquito bite. Swach Bharath is the only answer to this menace.
Topics: Swachh Bharat, GoI Films, Documentary
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. The information technology has brought the world to our door step. With the invention and advancement of electronic equipments, human beings social life has come to more or less a standstill. The film depicts how the harmful effects of watching and addiction to electronic screen right from small babies to teenagers and focused on finding the reason for addiction and effects of the addiction and alternative solutions.
Topics: Sociology, GoI Films, Documentary
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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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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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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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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. This film examines the journeys of some people from bonded labour to liberation and the policy of education as an instrument of social change.
Topics: Developmental, GoI Films, Documentary
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From the Government of India, Ministry of Information, Films Division. Film on 52nd National Maritime Day Celebration in Mumbai.
Topics: History and Events, GoI Films, Documentary