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Summary: Set during Gandhi's rise to power, Chuyia, an Indian girl that is married and widowed at eight years old, is sent away to a home where Hindu widows must live in penitence. Her feisty presence affects the other residents, forcing each to confront their faith and society's prejudices.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2006

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN WAT

Summary: Story of a rural family cursed with bad luck. Father Hari is a dreamer and poet, while his hard-working wife struggles to feed the family. But Durga, a free-spirited and petty thief, brings tragedy to the family in a moment's carelessness. The first in the Apu series.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2003

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN PAT

Summary: After the death of his mother, Raju's father remarries a devious and cunning woman who gets her husband certified as mentally deranged. Raju is brought up without any education and skills, and works on the estate as a laborer. His stepmother wants him to marry an illiterate girl, so that she can continue to dominate him, but he marries Laxmi who is educated and shrewd enough to know that Raju...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shemaroo Video 2003

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN BET

Rao, Sri

Summary: Pairs recipes for home-cooked Indian food with movie stills from the nation's cinema, including such dishes as shrimp curry, bhindi masala, chicken korma, baked samosas, sweet and sour pumpkin, and mango cheesecake.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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Summary: In a story inspired by the events surrounding the assassination of Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Ghandi, a suicide bomber examines her emotions and finds herself in a psychological divide as she contemplates her future.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Winstar TV & Video 2000

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN TER

Summary: A period drama set in the tenth century. The king of Malla kingdom is impotent, but he and the queen have a close bond. The king's council requires that the queen follow the custom of 'niyog' to produce an heir. She must choose a mate for a night; she and the king are given no choice.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Eros Entertainment 2000

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN ANA

Summary: This program travels extensively through the colorful landscape of Indian cinema, providing insightful contrasts and comparisons to the film industry most Westerners know. Interviews with Shah Rukh Khan, India's rugged action hero, and Manisha Koirala, a top female star, examine the unusual pressures of Indian film acting. Sensuality without sex, the brevity of female stardom, and the premium...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: "The brilliant debut by Guatemalan filmmaker Jayro Bustamante is a mesmerizing fusion of fact and fable, a dreamlike depiction of the daily lives of Kaqchikel speaking Mayans on a coffee plantation at the base of an active volcano. Immersing viewers in its characters' customs and beliefs, the film chronicles with unblinking realism, a disappearing tradition and a disappearing people."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN IXC

Rahman, A. R.

Contents: Chaiyya chaiyya -- Jiya jale -- Dil se re -- E Ajnabi -- Thayya thayya -- Satrangi re.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Venus 2009

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SHOW MUSIC DIL

Summary: Rich and pampered sisters Sawmya and Meenakshi want for nothing except the true love their hearts crave. While Sowmya grudginly places family responsibilities ahead of romance, Meenakshi years for a white knight. Manohar, an aspiring filmmaker, falls for Sowmya but will wed her only after directing his first film. Commando Major Bala woos Meenakshi despite physical and emotional war wounds and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino on Video 2005

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN I

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