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1.

Thirst

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The survival of communities is threatened when big business buys the water supply in the third world. This is a look at how water is becoming the catalyst for community resistance to globalization, and at the conflict between public stewardship and private profit.
DVD
2005; 2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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Ra.one

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Jenny Nayar (Goswami), an employee of UK based Barron Industries, introduces a new technology in which objects from the digital world can be brought into the real world, using the wireless transmissions from multiple wireless devices. Shekhar Subramanium (Khan), an employee of the company, faces his last chance to come up with a video game with a difference. In order to impress his son Prateek (Verma), and upon the request of his wife Sonia (Kapoor), he takes his son's idea that the antagonist should be more powerful than the protagonist.
DVD
2011
Clemons (Stacks)
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Lakshmí and Me

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""What sin did I commit to be born a woman?" Lakshmi wonders aloud. A 21-year-old housemaid in Mumbai, she works ten hours a day, seven days a week. One of her employers is Nishtha Jain, who begins to make a documentary that explores their relationship. Nishtha films Lakshmi at home, and at work in various houses. Lakshmi's is a precarious existence to begin with; illness and romance compound her problems in unexpected ways. As the filmmaker is drawn deeper into Lakshmi's life, she is forced to question many of the things she takes for granted. During a year and a half of dramatic changes, the process of filming has its own impact on unfolding events and on the relationship between the two women." -- Container.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
4.

My Daughter the Terrorist

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"A rare, inside look at an organization that most of the world has blacklisted as a terrorist group. Made by the first foreign film crew to be given access to the Tamil Tigers (LTTE) of Sri Lanka. Dharsika and Puhalchudar have been living and fighting side-by-side for seven years as part of LTTE's elite force, the Black Tigers. Their story is told through cinema verite footage, newsreel footage, and interviews with the women and Dharsika's mother. The women describe heartbreaking traumas they both experienced at the hands of the Sri Lankan army, which led them to join the guerrilla forces. This documentary sheds light on the reasons that the Tamil Tigers continue their bloody struggle for independence while questioning their tactics. "--Distributor.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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Haro Hara: Pilgrimage to Kataragama Sri Lanka

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"A beautiful feature length documentary following Tamil Hindu and Sri Lankan Vedda pilgrims as they walk to Kataragama on the pada yatra, an ancient 300 km foot pilgrimage down the east coast of Sri Lanka. Haro Hara vividly captures the diversity of Hindu bhakti religious experiences. Filmed primarily in 2003 and 2004, Haro Hara documents the ritual lives of pilgrims as they pass through military and rebel check points, war torn towns, pastoral or seaside villages and dwindling jungles to reach the sacred enclave of Kataragama, where they observe the 14 night Esala festival in honor of Murugan/Skanda, lord of Kataragama. Once reaching Kataragama, these Hindu pilgrims join with Buddhists and Muslims to celebrate in peace. The film is useful to scholars and students of religion, anthro [...]
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
6.

Dhoom 2: Back in Action

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A true 21st century action comedy. Three cops (Chopra, Bachchan and Basu) are caught in a global game of cat and mouse with two of the most notorious, high tech thieves still at large (Roshan and Rai).
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Mr. And Mrs. Iyer: Emotions Under Curfew

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A Muslim wildlife photograher and a married south Indian Brahmin are thrown together during a short journey that changes their lives.
DVD
2003
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Art of Forgetting

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Documentary based on civil war and ethnic conflict between Sinhalese and Tamils in Sri Lanka.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
9.

Honeymoon Travels PVT. LTD

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Stories of six newly married couples on their honeymoons to Goa on the same tourist bus and while everything looks lovey-dovey in the beginning, with familiarity and time, problems crop up. How each couple deals with their own specific problems is the rest of the film.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
10.

Deep Feminine

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This is a film that explores the phenomenon of coming of age of young girls at puberty in Tamil Nadu. Traditional ideas in Ayurveda and Yoga, in Vedic healing, and in modern science as well as the rituals and convenience of folk and small town sensibilities are explored.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
11.

Shifting Prophecy

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A film on the struggle of rural muslim women in particular Sherifa Khanam to fight the sexist rulings of the conventional Jamaat (a group of Islamic male elders who decide on family issues of marriage, dowry, divorce etc.) and patriarchal social order in Tamil Nadu.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
12.

Pedalling to Freedom

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An unusual story which shows how a humble object like bicycle can also change lives dramatically. The film revisits a unique initiative 15 years later in Pudukkottai, one of India's poorest districts where mobility of women was seen as an important tool for empowerment and promoting literacy.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
13.

Healing the Coast

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Documentary exploring the environmental restoration along Tamil Nadu's coastline in the post-tsunami context in December 2004.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
14.

Gana Mani Mani Krishnaswamy

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Live performance of Carnatic vocal music.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
15.

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)
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Kataragama: The Holy Land for All Faiths

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Kataragama is a popular pilgrimage destination frequented by adherents of all religions in Sri Lanka. The god Skanda is the ruling deity, and the main shrine is devoted to him. The history of the shrine dates back to the 2nd century BC.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
17.

Resilient Rhythms: A Dalit Story

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The film documents the various atrocities that are committed on people simply because of their caste and shows how dalits are fighting back.
DVD
2002
Clemons (Stacks)
18.

Women: Footprints on the Sands of Time

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Illustrates the history of the women of Sri Lanka and explains their contemporary concerns, gives examples of ways they are organizing to make legal, educational and work related changes to benefit women.
VHS
1992; 1989
Ivy (By Request)
19.

Lanka: The Other Side of War and Peace

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Iffat Fatima travels Sri Lanka's A9 highway in 2002, collecting the stories and testimonies of people whose lives have been, for decades, disrupted by violence. The film is an exploration of the enormous and tragic consequences of violent conflict, as people recall and bear witness to the loss and displacement that has, in many ways, defined their lives.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
20.

Turning the Tide: The Fisher Folk of Tamilnadu

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"IGNCA has undertaken a major audioi-visual documentation of boatman culture of peninsular India to look into the lifestyle of traditional people whose main occupation is fishing. Coastal area of Tamilnadu remains a very significant punctuation while mapping boatmen and fishermen community of peninsular India people whose main occupation is fishing. The boatmen of Tamilnadu are mainly found in the region of coastal area which makes knowledgeable about the sea. The boatmen of Tamilnadu catch fish mainly in two seasons- "Wadai season" (September-February) and "Kodai - Katru season" (March-August). Good knowledge of wind and weather movements make these fishermen confident to catch specific fish species which are associated with different wind patterns and tides. Beside this, they are a [...]
DVD
2013
Clemons (Stacks)