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The Lunchbox

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Trying to add some spice to her marriage, Ila prepares a special lunchbox for her husband at work. Unbeknownst to her, it is mistakenly delivered to another worker, Saajan. Curious about the lack of reaction from her husband, Ila puts a note in the next day's lunchbox. This begins a series of lunchbox notes between Saajan and Ila, and the communication soon evolves into an unexpected friendship. Ila and Saajan become lost in a virtual relationship that could jeopardize both their lives.
DVDBlu-Ray
2014; 2013
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Lunchbox

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Trying to add some spice to her marriage, Ila prepares a special lunchbox for her husband at work. Unbeknownst to her, it is mistakenly delivered to another worker, Saajan. Curious about the lack of reaction from her husband, Ila puts a note in the next day's lunchbox. This begins a series of lunchbox notes between Saajan and Ila, and the communication soon evolves into an unexpected friendship. Ila and Saajan become lost in a virtual relationship that could jeopardize both their lives.
DVD
2014
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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Mumbai Meri Jaan

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Inspired by the July 11, 2006 actual bombing of a local train in Bombay, the film explores the blast's impact on the lives of people from all levels of Mumbai society.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
4.

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)
5.

Ek Hasina Thi

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Story of a single girl, living alone in Mumbai, away from her family and how she deals with extraordinary circumstances that surround her meeting the man of her dreams.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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We Are Not Your Monkeys: Occupation, Millworker : Two Short Films

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We are not your monkeys: Short film of song offering the dalit (lower caste) perspective on the Ramayana version of Indic history and the caste system.; Occupation, millworker: Textile mills, once the foundation of Bombay's economy, now find it difficult to survive in a changing economic climate. This documentary examines the struggle by millworkers to reopen a mill in 1992 after a four-year lockout by management.
DVD
1996
Clemons (Stacks)
7.

Slumdog Millionaire

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Jamal Malik is an 18 year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai. With the whole nation watching, he is just one question away from winning a staggering 20 million rupees on India's version of 'Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?' When the show breaks for the night, police arrest him on suspicion of cheating. Desperate to prove his innocence, Jamal tells the story of his life in the slum where he and his brother grew up. He describes their adventures together on the road, of vicious encounters with local gangs, and of Latika, the girl he loved and lost. Every chapter of his story reveals the key to the answer to one of the game show's questions. Jamal's increasingly layered story reveals where he learned the answers to the show's seemingly impossible questions. When the new day dawns and Jam [...]
DVD
2009
8.

A Wednesday!

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Tells the story of certain events that unfold between 2 pm and 6 pm on a particular Wednesday in Mumbai.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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Bombay Calling

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"Filmmakers Ben Addelman and Samir Mallal dive into the bustling world of call centers steeped in late nights, long hours and hard partying. The result is a compelling journey into India's youth culture where a growing number of young people have chosen to chase the American dream... Indian style" -- Container.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Bombay Talkie

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A troubled romance laced with barbed wit and pointed melodrama and an affectionate view of the Indian film industry (aka Bollywood). A visiting English author becomes involved with a married Indian movie star; when the romance fizzles she flees to an ashram.
DVD
2003; 1970
Clemons (Stacks)
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Sarkar

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A gangster family saga, with a story line similar to "The Godfather".
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
12.

The Day My God Died

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"The Day My God Died is a feature-length documentary that presents the stories of young girls whose lives have been shattered by the child sex trade. They describe the day they were abducted from their village and sold into sexual servitude as, 'The Day My God Died.' The film provides actual footage from the brothels of Bombay, known even to tourists as 'The Cages,' captured with 'spy camera' technology. It weaves the stories of girls, and their stolen hopes and dreams, into an unforgettable examination of the growing plague of child sex slavery. Through the film we come to know victims such as Gina, sold into sex slavery at age 7 and beaten with sticks and aluminum rods. Anita, lured by a friend then drugged and sold at age 12, was beaten and threatened that she would be buried aliv [...]
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
13.

Mani Ratnam's Bombay

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"It is a love story of a Hindu boy and a Muslim girl. They get married after a lot of quarrel and settle at Bombay and lives happily. But on 6th December 1992 they fall in a violently disrupted due to a variety of circumstantial events. Finally it is a ordinary citizens of Bombay who stands up bravely against the evil elements and stops the riots." -- Container.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
14.

Journey Into India: Hindi Movies

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Describes how Bombay, the heart of the Indian film industry, surpasses even Hollywood in film production, turning out a film per day following a set entertainment formula with the mass Indian audience in mind.
VHS
1986
Ivy (By Request)
15.

Mashaal

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Vinod Kumar is an honest fearless and crusading editor who has vowed to eradicate the evils of illegal liquor, bootlegging and organised crime in Bombay. When he and his wife Sudha move to a new neighborhood, they encounter the thug Raja. They convince him to reform and to also become a journalist. While Raja is away studying, the couple falls on hard times and Vinod himself turns to crime. When Raja returns, he must decide on where his loyalties lie.
DVD
2004; 1984
Clemons (Stacks)
16.

Bhoot

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Vishal and Swati meet, fall in love, and get married and buy an apartment in a good locality in Mumbai. After settling there, Swati finds out that the previous owner had been killed by committing suicide. Shortly thereafter she starts to visualize the suicide and hallucinates. When Vishal is told, he just shrugs this off, and even informs her that he knew about the death of the previous owner. Then someone kills the building watchman, and this matter is assigned to Police Inspector Qureshi, who begins his investigations, and concludes that this young couple have something to hide, and adds them as his prime suspects. Their claims that the watchman's death was due to an unearthly being only adds to his suspicion, and he starts his plans to arrest them.
DVD
2007; 2003
Clemons (Stacks)
17.

Black Friday: The Shocking Truth Behind the '93 Bombay Blasts

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Black Friday is a film about the investigations following the 1993 serial Bombay bomb blasts, told through the different stories of the people involved --police, conspirators, victims, middlemen.
DVD
2007; 2004
Clemons (Stacks)
18.

City of Photos

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City of photos is a personal journey into neighborhood photo studios in three Indian cities of Calcutta, Ahmadabad, and Bombay. The film expores how personal fantasies of people are enacted for generations in photo studios of India.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
19.

Chameli

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Lamington Road on Bombay's Western Railway is the nearest railway station that takes one to Kamathipura, notorious for it's red-light, in particular, and a crime-prone area in general. It is in this area, on a stormy rainy day, that wealthy Aman Kapoor's car breaks down. His efforts to call for help via his cell phone are in vain, and he takes shelter in a nearby building. This is where he comes in contact with a prostitute named Chameli and this is where his nightmare involving pimps, eunuchs, prostitutes, and corrupt police officers will begin and will seem to have no ending whatsoever.
DVD
2007; 2003
Clemons (Stacks)
20.

Freedom Before 11

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The film focuses on the problems faced by working women and girl students residing in hostels; with special reference to Bombay, India.
DVD
2006; 2004
Clemons (Stacks)