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Kumar Kahon: The Gaps of Kumar
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directed by Oasiuddin Ahmed, fl. 2012 and Jyotirmay Mannan, fl. 2012; produced by Habibunnessa and Oasiuddin Ahmed, fl. 2012 (Privately Published, 2012), 39 mins
"The flow of the Kumar river starts from Faridpur region of our country, where there is activeness among the fishermen, sides, direction and coverage, and then a baul song on the Padma river. The types of fish once available in the Kumar river. The catching of fish by the fishermen, the obstacles to their effectiv...
directed by Oasiuddin Ahmed, fl. 2012 and Jyotirmay Mannan, fl. 2012; produced by Habibunnessa and Oasiuddin Ahmed, fl. 2012 (Privately Published, 2012), 39 mins
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Making a Difference
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directed by Mette Sejsbo; produced by Anders Dencker Christensen (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): Danish Broadcasting Corporation, 2002), 59 mins
In many indigenous cultures one question keeps demanding attention: Can we survive in the modern world and should we? This film takes a closer look into this question from the viewpoint of four different indigenous peoples.
directed by Mette Sejsbo; produced by Anders Dencker Christensen (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): Danish Broadcasting Corporation, 2002), 59 mins
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Mande: The Soul of Nature
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directed by Oasiuddin Ahmed, fl. 2012; produced by Oasiuddin Ahmed, fl. 2012 (Privately Published, 2015), 10 mins
Beside the Bangalis, there are other ethnic and indigenous groups in Bangladesh. The Garos are one of the indigenous groups. Most of the Garos in Bangladesh have been residing in the border area of Mymensingh district for the longest time. Their geographical situation, society, language, religion and festivals are...
directed by Oasiuddin Ahmed, fl. 2012; produced by Oasiuddin Ahmed, fl. 2012 (Privately Published, 2015), 10 mins
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People of the World, People of the Bengal
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directed by Jean François Bordier, fl. 2007, in People of the World (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2010), 25 mins
This collection takes us all around the world to meet people who have developed different and specific ways of life by adapting to their environment. They are aware of the economic interest of their land, and they manage to benefit from it. From Bolivia to India or Lapland, discover how miners, rickshaw pullers, g...
directed by Jean François Bordier, fl. 2007, in People of the World (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2010), 25 mins
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Every Good Marriage Begins With Tears
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directed by Simon Chambers, fl. 2006 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2007), 1 hour 3 mins
Director Simon Chambers follows the lives of young Bengali sisters - and close personal friends of his - as they travel from London to Bangladesh to undertake the arranged marriages that have long been planned for them. Although apparently reluctant to submit to the agreed arrangements, the sisters nonetheless see...
directed by Simon Chambers, fl. 2006 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2007), 1 hour 3 mins
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Kochuripana: The Soul of Water
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directed by Oasiuddin Ahmed, fl. 2012; produced by Oasiuddin Ahmed, fl. 2012, Bangladesh Film Institute (Privately Published, 2013), 25 mins
"Dhanai bibi is a woman who lives on a boat in the Kuichmari region of the Dhaleswari river near Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh. She has been living on a boat for last 25-30 years along with her children on 8-9 other boats, each with their own families on these boats. They are not of the Bede ethnicity. The...
directed by Oasiuddin Ahmed, fl. 2012; produced by Oasiuddin Ahmed, fl. 2012, Bangladesh Film Institute (Privately Published, 2013), 25 mins
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Quiet Flows The River Chitra
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directed by Tanvir Mokammel, 1955-; performed by Sumita Devi, 1936-2004, Towkier Ahmed, fl. 1994-1999 and Momtajuddin Ahmed, fl. 1999 (Bangladesh: Privately Published), 1 hour 46 mins
In 1947, following the partition of India, Pakistan was formed. In East Pakistan (now Bangladesh), millions of Hindu families were forced to choose between living under Islamic rule, or abandoning the land, which their ancestors had been living in for centuries. Shashikanta Sengupta, a lawyer, refuses to migrate...
directed by Tanvir Mokammel, 1955-; performed by Sumita Devi, 1936-2004, Towkier Ahmed, fl. 1994-1999 and Momtajuddin Ahmed, fl. 1999 (Bangladesh: Privately Published), 1 hour 46 mins
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