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1.

Ae Dil Hai Mushkil

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Ayan falls in love with his soulmate, Alizeh, but she doesn't reciprocate the feeling. Later, a relationship with another woman named Saba helps him realize Alizeh's value in his life, irrespective of their relationship status.
DVD
2016
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Song of the Little Road

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When Indian filmmaker Satyajit Ray, best known for his Apu trilogy, was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Oscar in 1992, film preservationist David Sheppard traveled to Bengal to prepare a short tribute film and found Ray's original negatives in a terrible state. This documentary tells the story of how Ray's work came so close to disintegration and why his films are so important. Includes commentary from filmmakers, critics, a film restorer, an art historian, and a prominent Indian musician.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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An̲pē Civam: Anbe Sivam

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Two travellers, a trade unionist and an advertising executive, stuck together when their flight from Bhubaneswar to Chennai is cancelled due to bad weather, take an eventful journey on trains, buses, trams and taxis, passing the rich and poor of India and engaging in comic reflection on the state of things.
DVD
2003
Clemons (Stacks)
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Gulzar's Angoor

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Popular Hindi motion picture.
DVD
2002
Clemons (Stacks)
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Abhijan: The Expedition

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Set in the 1930's, Narsingh is a Rajput cab driver down on his luck. He is offered a better job in Bihar, Bengal by a businessman. There he meets an old friend and is attracted to his sister Neeli, a Catholic schoolmistress. All seems well by day, but his boss has him delivering packages at night that contain opium. During these shady dealings, he meets Gulabi, who had been forced into prostitution. Narsingh finds himself in two dilemnas--which woman does he really love and does he want to go straight and be poor or be rich, but corrupt.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Nayak: The Hero

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Arindam Mukherjee, a successful movie actor, meets a woman on a train journey. He opens up to her, telling her his deepest secrets and how he faces the hollowness of life underneath the veneer of glamor and success. Even though she is a reporter, she decides to respect his privacy and tears up her notes.
DVD
2004; 1966
Clemons (Stacks)
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Shatranj Ke Khilari

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This drama about colonialism and indigenous culture is set in 1856 at the court of Wajid Ali Shah in Lucknow, the capital of Oudh. Features two parallel narratives. The first shows the interminable games of chess played by two hookah-smoking zamindars. The other dramatises the conflict between Wajid Ali Shah and General James Outram who represents Lord Dalhousie's treacherously implemented annexation policies. Wajid Ali is shown as a politically weak figure who surrenders to the British without a fight.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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Deewaar

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Two brothers, one a cop and the other a criminal, share a mutual adoration for their mother. Though they care for each other, they end up at odds due to their respective roles.
DVD
2000
Clemons (Stacks)
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Ghare-Baire: The Home and the World

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During the winter of 1907-1908 in Bengal, widespread terrorism is rampant. A beautiful and sheltered woman's love is tested when her husband invites his boyhood friend to stay at their home while organizing a boycott of British goods. Much to her husband's dismay, she not only falls in love with his friend but also joins his quest for political justice.
DVD
2003
Clemons (Stacks)
10.

Ganashastru

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A doctor living Chandipur, Bengal suspects that the source of an epidemic lies in the holy waters of a temple. Unfortunately, no one believes him, including his brother who works for the city water department, the temple's builder, and a newspaper editor.
DVD
2003
Clemons (Stacks)
11.

United Colours of Bollywood

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An account of the Hindi film industry as being truly representative of a diverse India; where the only religion is success.
DVD
2003
Clemons (Stacks)
12.

Kaho NAA-- Pyaar Hai

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Romantic drama/thriller about the unexpected complications that result from a wealthy girl's love affair with a pop singer. Includes extravagantly staged song and dance sequences in the Bollywood style.
DVD
2000
Clemons (Stacks)
13.

Kanoon

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A lawyer witnesses a murder apparently committed by his father-in-law to-be. He is faced with the dilemma of knowing who the real murderer is, but cannot expose him. At the same time, he must save the life of the petty thief who has been falsely accused of the murder.
DVD
2000; 1971
Clemons (Stacks)
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Meghe Ḍhākā Tārā: Cloud-Capped Star

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"A dark melodrama set in late fifties Calcutta about a refugee family and the struggle of Nita, the oldest daughter, to keep them afloat and together. It is a bitter critique of the family as an institution and also of the harsh social and economic conditions arising from Partition" (sleeve notes).
VHS
2002; 1960
Ivy (By Request)
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Kumar Talkies

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Documents the history of the movie theater Kumar Talkies in the northern Indian town of Kalpi and its place in the lives of the townspeople.
VHS
1998
Ivy (By Request)
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Rudaali

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A social drama emphasizing conventions of social roles and narrative development through conflict and cathartic resolution of a woman who becomes a "Rudaali" i.e. a professional mourner.
VHS
 
Ivy (By Request)
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Hrishikesh Mukherjee's Bawarchi

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Comedy about a disfunctional family whose lives are changed when they employ a cook.
DVD
2001
Clemons (Stacks)
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B.R. Chopra's Waqt

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Members of a family are separated in a natural disaster. Several years later, they are not united but their lives are strangely interconnected.
DVD
2001; 1965
Clemons (Stacks)
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Nikaah

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Editor/publisher and poetess find each other again after their lives have taken different directions.
DVD
2001
Clemons (Stacks)
20.

Jab Jab Phool Khile

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Popular Hindi motion picture.
DVD
2001
Clemons (Stacks)