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Our Asian Neighbours - India, Episode 2, Bombay Movies
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directed by Bob Kingsbury, fl. 1967-1977; produced by Bruce Moir, fl. 1971-1990, Film Australia; interview by Vinod Khanna, 1946-, in Our Asian Neighbours - India, Episode 2 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1977), 15 mins
Vinod Khanna is one of the most popular Hindi movie stars in the large Bombay film industry. The film explores his life and work as a way of gaining insight into the India's popular culture.
directed by Bob Kingsbury, fl. 1967-1977; produced by Bruce Moir, fl. 1971-1990, Film Australia; interview by Vinod Khanna, 1946-, in Our Asian Neighbours - India, Episode 2 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1977), 15 mins
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Our Asian Neighbours - India, Episode 7, Rana
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directed by Deborah Kingsland, fl. 1977; produced by Bruce Moir, fl. 1971-1990, Film Australia, in Our Asian Neighbours - India, Episode 7 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1977), 18 mins
The story of a young Muslim girl student living in a crowded section of Old Delhi. The customary veiling of women (Purdah) and impending marriage by arrangement are examined.
directed by Deborah Kingsland, fl. 1977; produced by Bruce Moir, fl. 1971-1990, Film Australia, in Our Asian Neighbours - India, Episode 7 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1977), 18 mins
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Our Asian Neighbours - India, Episode 14, The Village Economy: A Village in Tanjore
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directed by Bob Kingsbury, fl. 1967-1977; produced by Bruce Moir, fl. 1971-1990, Film Australia, in Our Asian Neighbours - India, Episode 14 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1977), 15 mins
Mr. Raghavachari owns 20 acres of very productive paddy fields in the village of Thillaisthanam, Southern India. He employs many labourers who are not lucky enough to own their own land. He discusses the developments in the village rice industry, and the effects these have on the lives of the people.
directed by Bob Kingsbury, fl. 1967-1977; produced by Bruce Moir, fl. 1971-1990, Film Australia, in Our Asian Neighbours - India, Episode 14 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1977), 15 mins
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Our Asian Neighbours - India, Questions
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directed by Bob Kingsbury, fl. 1967-1977; produced by Bruce Moir, fl. 1971-1990, Film Australia, in Our Asian Neighbours - India (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1974), 12 mins
Our Asian Neighbours is a series of films that aims to convey everyday life in Asia and promote greater understanding of often complex societies. This series is devoted to India and brings to life its people and their culture. Each program captures the lifestyle of a different individual in their own environment a...
directed by Bob Kingsbury, fl. 1967-1977; produced by Bruce Moir, fl. 1971-1990, Film Australia, in Our Asian Neighbours - India (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1974), 12 mins
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Our Asian Neighbours - India, Episode 1, Bijan
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directed by Chris Noonan, 1952-; produced by Bruce Moir, fl. 1971-1990, Film Australia, in Our Asian Neighbours - India, Episode 1 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1977), 14 mins
A personal look at the life of Bijan Choudhury, an artist who lives in a village close to Calcutta. Thorough his painting we gain an inside impression of Calcutta and the difference between living in a city and living in a quiet village.
directed by Chris Noonan, 1952-; produced by Bruce Moir, fl. 1971-1990, Film Australia, in Our Asian Neighbours - India, Episode 1 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1977), 14 mins
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Our Asian Neighbours - India, Episode 9, Teacher in the Sky
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directed by Bob Kingsbury, fl. 1967-1977; produced by Bruce Moir, fl. 1971-1990, Film Australia, in Our Asian Neighbours - India, Episode 9 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1977), 15 mins
India's Satellite Instructional Television Experiment is an experiment in education, where new technology is brought to bear in solving the problems of educating people in remote villages.
directed by Bob Kingsbury, fl. 1967-1977; produced by Bruce Moir, fl. 1971-1990, Film Australia, in Our Asian Neighbours - India, Episode 9 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1977), 15 mins
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Our Asian Neighbours - India, Episode 11, Village Family: A Village in Tanjore
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directed by Bob Kingsbury, fl. 1967-1977; produced by Bruce Moir, fl. 1971-1990, Film Australia, in Our Asian Neighbours - India, Episode 11 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1977), 15 mins
A young Brahmin girl teaches the vina, an Indian stringed instrument, to enable her to support her family and to put her sister through law school. Although educated, she resists the trend to move to a bigger city.
directed by Bob Kingsbury, fl. 1967-1977; produced by Bruce Moir, fl. 1971-1990, Film Australia, in Our Asian Neighbours - India, Episode 11 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1977), 15 mins
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Our Asian Neighbours - India, Episode 4, Padma: South Indian Dancer
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directed by Bob Kingsbury, fl. 1967-1977; produced by Bruce Moir, fl. 1971-1990, Film Australia, in Our Asian Neighbours - India, Episode 4 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1977), 20 mins
A close look at a renowned teacher of classical Indian dancing in Madras.
directed by Bob Kingsbury, fl. 1967-1977; produced by Bruce Moir, fl. 1971-1990, Film Australia, in Our Asian Neighbours - India, Episode 4 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1977), 20 mins
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Our Asian Neighbours - India, Episode 8, Swami Shyam
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directed by Chris Noonan, 1952-; produced by Bruce Moir, fl. 1971-1990, Film Australia, in Our Asian Neighbours - India, Episode 8 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1977), 19 mins
A guru and his followers live in an ashram in Kulu Valley, within the Himalayas. This film gives the audience an insight into Indian spiritualism, ending with one of the swami's three-minute lessons in meditation.
directed by Chris Noonan, 1952-; produced by Bruce Moir, fl. 1971-1990, Film Australia, in Our Asian Neighbours - India, Episode 8 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1977), 19 mins
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Our Asian Neighbours - India, Episode 12, Viney
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directed by Deborah Kingsland, fl. 1977; produced by Bruce Moir, fl. 1971-1990, Film Australia, in Our Asian Neighbours - India, Episode 12 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1977), 16 mins
In India it is usual for parents to arrange marriages between their children. Viney, a college teacher, agreed to this arrangement, even though she had only met her husband once before the engagement. This film describes the life of a young Hindu housewife living in a comfortable section of Delhi.
directed by Deborah Kingsland, fl. 1977; produced by Bruce Moir, fl. 1971-1990, Film Australia, in Our Asian Neighbours - India, Episode 12 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1977), 16 mins
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