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1.

Sulanga Enu Pinisa: The Forsaken Land

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During a cease-fire treaty between the Sinhala government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, a serviceman lives with his wife and sister, when he receives orders from the army that will change their lives forever.
DVD
2008; 2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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Otan Erthi I Mama Yia Ta Christouyenna: When Mother Comes Home for Christmas

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Josephine is a migrant worker from Sri Lanka appointed to take full time care of little Isadora in Greece. Josephine's own children are left to a less fortunate fate in the home country. After an absence of 8 years, Josephine travels to Sri Lanka to visit her children for a month and the camera captures the complicated feelings of loss and longing that are the inevitable companions to this transitory union.
DVD
1996
Clemons (Stacks)
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Le Domaine: Mansion by the Lake

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At the age of 84, Sri Lanka's leading director Lester James Peries returns to the international stage after an absence of almost 20 years, with his latest feature, le Domaine, Set in rural Sri Lanka in the 1980s, the film focuses on human and family relationships. It recounts the tale of Sujata Rajasuriya and her daughter Aruni and their return home after a long stay in London. After having accumulated a huge debt, they find themselves obliged to sell their family mansion, a symbol of a bygone era which is in the throws of changing.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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Kande Gedara

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Tele drama depicting changing relationships in a rural family of Sri Lanka.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
5.

Kalu Sudu Maḷ

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Drama about the Tamil-Sinhalese conflict.
DVD
 
Clemons (Stacks)
6.

Vīra Puran Appu

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Film based on 1848 Matalle rebellion, a rebellion against the British power in Sri Lanka and its leader Puran Appu, 1812-1848.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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Tuṃmaṃhandiya

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Drama about Sinhala village life.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
8.

Vedahāminē

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Kamal, a wealthy aristocratic businessman becomes a drunkard knowing he is dying of cancer. A friend takes him to a traditional ayurvedic doctor who cures him. But he again relapses into his old habits and gets a recurrent cancer. He retuns back to the village doctor to find that the doctor is dead. He pleads to the doctor's daughter to cure him. She takes up the challenge.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Gam Peraḷiya: Changes in the Village

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Piyal (Henry Jayasena) is a handsome young teacher who is hired to teach English to Nanda (Punya Heendeniya), a member of a high class family. They fall in love, but can't elope because Piyal is of lower class origin. Nanda's perants instead push her into a marriage with Jinadasa (Gamini Fonseka), who is of the same class as them. With economic downturn in Sri Lanka, both families lose their status and Jinadasa leaves to try to make a better life for himself; he never achieves his goal and dies penniless. Piyal and Nanda can now finally come together. They have changed however, and the earlier idyllic nature of their relationship is not recaptured.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
10.

Māyā

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Six year old Kumari is the only child living with her mother in a large house in Kandy, Sri Lanka. Her father, a professor is away in London. Kumari's mother is having an affair with a young government employee. One day in a moment of passion the young man accidently kills his mistress in her bedroom. Kumari, who happens to witness the murder, is also killed by the young man. At about the same time, a child is born to a village woman in a remote hill village. As she grows up, she starts to remember her past life as Kumari. The story of reincarnation is picked up by newspapers and is given wide publicity. The father of Kumari, who is back in Sri Lanka from London reads the news and searches for her. The murderer, who has gone up in the ladder, now a government agent, attempts to kill [...]
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
11.

Rekhāva

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A tilt walker cum musician Miguel (Sesha Palihakara) arrivies in the village of Siriyalas with a monkey, it performs various antics for the public. Two thieves of the village try to rob him. A young boy, Sena, prevents the robbery. The tilt walker, who is also a palm reader, read the boy's palm and predicts the future, said that he will become a famous healer and will bring dignity to the village. One day, when Sena and his friend Anula (Myrtle Fernando) were playing with a Kyte, Anula suddenly loses her eye sight. The native doctor of village was unable to restore Anula's sight but Sena touches her eyes, miraculously Anula begins to see. After that Sena got a reputation of a boy with a magical touch. Sena's father who is a notorious money lender of the village, uses his talent to ea [...]
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
12.

Gal Palimaya Saha Bol Pilimaya

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Upali is an ordinary villager appointed to look after the Gal Pilmaya (Buddha statue) in Gal Vihara, where a replica of the same is also kept. He makes a sincere effort to expose the counterfeit and safeguard the sanctity of the true image. Regrettably Upali's effort, though sincere and heroic, is fruitless. However, it is his son Wimalasena's generation that ultimately destroys the counterfeit by blasting it. In the process Wimalasena's friend gets killed and there begins Wimalasena's trauma as he turns into a psychiatric patient. But it is his dead friend who comes to his rescue as he appears to Wimalsena in a hallucinatory dream to assure that his death is no hindrance of his mission.; Taken from Sunday leader newspaper website.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
13.

Găhăṇū Ḷamayi

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Kusum witnesses Nimal leading a procession into their village. Kusum then recalls her childhood spent with friend Nimal. She is taught by the older boy. Kusum then starts boarding school with a transition to her at an older age. She gains a friend in Podmini who admires Kusum's innocence.When Kusum visits home, she takes to helping out at the home of Nimal's mother, Mrs. Satharasinghe. On one such visit Nimal engages Kusum in a relationship. They fall in love though Kusum starts to feel guilty due to her lower class status. Mrs. Satharasinghe finds out about the encounter and confronts Kusum causing her to reveal her relationship with Nimal. Mrs. Satharasinghe scolds her and relieves her of her duties helping out at their home. Driven by guilt, Kusum breaks off all contact with Nimal [...]
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
14.

Women by the Sea: Experiences of the Tsunami in Sri Lanka

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Documentary on the women survivors of Indian Ocean Tsunami, 2004, narrated through the voices of a select group of women from Batticaloa, Hikkaduwa, and Kalutara, -- container.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
15.

Lenārḍ Vūlphgē Băddēgama

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Sory of a village life in the deep south of Sri Lanka, it reveals the appalling misery of the villagers exploited by the village Head man and his associates.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
16.

Suriya Arana

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Sediris, a hunter in a remote village accompany his 10 year old son Tikira, on hunting in order to teach him the trade. Other villagers do not enter the forest as Sediris has scared them with false rumours of ghosts. Sudden appearance of a monk with a young disciple becomes a threat for Sediris. Various attempts by him to remove the monks fail. Meanwhile the secret friendship developed between the two boys turns into a strong bond, challenging the adults. Inspired by the little monk, Tikira gradually learns to love animals instead of killing.
DVD
2014
Clemons (Stacks)
17.

Purahandakaḷuvara =: Death on a Full Moon Day

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Tragic story of a poor old man in a remote Sinhala village struggling to come to terms with the death of his only son, who was a soldier in Sri Lankan army engaged in Sinhala-Tamil ethnic conflict.
DVD
2004; 1997
Clemons (Stacks)
18.

Gī Raṅga Mihira

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Selections from the plays, and music dramas of John de Silva, Sinhalese dramatist; enacted by various artists.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
19.

Ira Mădiyama: August Sun

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"The film revolves around three narratives which unfold simultaneously. During two scorching days in August, three different groups of people face different experiences due to circumstances beyond their control. An-eleven-year old Muslim boy, Arfath, is struggling to keep his companion and friend, a dog, while the family are forced out of their home by the rebels. Chamari, a young woman is looking for her husband who is a soldier missing in action. A young soldier Duminda walks into a brothel to find his sister among the working girls". -- Sri Lanka Daily News.
DVD
2005; 2003
Clemons (Stacks)
20.

Ice on Fire: Sisila Gini Gani

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Harris Makalande, a successful lawyer who is persuaded by his wife and family to run for mayor of his home town. At a Christmas ball Harris see Annette and is taken by her beauty. The meet later and have a passionate love affair. She tells Harris about all the men she has loved and discarded and her opposition to marriage. But after Harris provides her with a house of her own and they settle into a routine, Annette's mind changes and she feel insecure being alone. Harris opposes her proposal to get married mainly due to his wife and their mentally retarded son and the mayoral candidature he was running for. Annette feels that if she can gain the confidence of Harris's son she can persuade him to marry her. She visits the boy at his school without the knowledge of his teachers and [...]
DVD
2005; 1992
Clemons (Stacks)