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Of Bards and Beggars
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written by Yask Desai, 1970- and Shweta Kishore; directed by Shweta Kishore and Yask Desai, 1970- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2003), 32 mins
Of Bards and Beggars documents in detail, a musical ritual called Pabuji Jaagran, an all night epic recitation by Indian Rajasthani folk musicians. This story centers around a folk deity called Pabujib, a protector of livestock.
written by Yask Desai, 1970- and Shweta Kishore; directed by Shweta Kishore and Yask Desai, 1970- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2003), 32 mins
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Keep Her Under Control: Law's Patriarchy in India
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produced by Erin P. Moore, 1951- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1998), 1 hour 10 mins
This provocative documentary, which explores the role of women in a Muslim-dominated village in Rajasthan, in northern India, is original, compelling, and instructive, and it is sure to stimulate discussion and analysis in any course that studies gender roles, Islam, India, or cultural anthropology.The film focuse...
produced by Erin P. Moore, 1951- (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1998), 1 hour 10 mins
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Musafir
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written by Cedric Dupire, 1979- and Pierre-Yves Perez; directed by Pierre-Yves Perez and Cedric Dupire, 1979- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2004), 1 hour 23 mins
Musafir is the name given to a group of folk musicians from different castes and religions in Rajasthan, India. Hameed Khan, a tabla player who divides his time between Paris and Jaipur, is constantly searching for the best musicians who he then takes under his wing and teaches them the Musafir repertoire.
written by Cedric Dupire, 1979- and Pierre-Yves Perez; directed by Pierre-Yves Perez and Cedric Dupire, 1979- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2004), 1 hour 23 mins
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Eunuchs: India's Third Gender
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written by Michael Yorke, fl. 1976-2005; directed by Michael Yorke, fl. 1976-2005 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1991), 49 mins
This extraordinary film explores the twilight world of India's eunuchs who both exploit and bewail their ill-defined status within society. The eunuchs introduce a special world, where for them divinity and daily life alternate in the flash of an exquisitely made-up eye. A 3,600-strong ancient sect who claim to be...
written by Michael Yorke, fl. 1976-2005; directed by Michael Yorke, fl. 1976-2005 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1991), 49 mins
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Folk Musicians of Rajasthan
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directed by Nazir Ali Jairazbhoy, 1927-2009; produced by Apsara Media for Intercultural Education and University of California, Los Angeles (Van Nuys, CA: Apsara Media for Intercultural Education, 1984), 58 mins
A 45-minute narrated video program which reflects a wide variety of traditional songs, dances, and rituals little known outside of Rajasthan. Accompanied by a 26-page booklet containing additional information and texts. UCLA Ethnomusicology Publications, 1984.
directed by Nazir Ali Jairazbhoy, 1927-2009; produced by Apsara Media for Intercultural Education and University of California, Los Angeles (Van Nuys, CA: Apsara Media for Intercultural Education, 1984), 58 mins
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Hajari Bhand Of Rajasthan: Jester Without Court
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written by Ulrike Emigh and John Emigh, 1941-; directed by John Emigh, 1941- and Ulrike Emigh (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1985), 40 mins
Hajari Bhand of Chittorgarh, Rajasthan is renowned in the nearby courts, villages and towns of Mewar for his skill as a bahurupiya - a wandering mimic performing mostly comic routines. This videotape highlights Hajari Bhand's mastery of twenty different disguises and his performances of various routines in village...
written by Ulrike Emigh and John Emigh, 1941-; directed by John Emigh, 1941- and Ulrike Emigh (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1985), 40 mins
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