South Asia Feature Films and Documentaries

Videos available at Clemons Library, University of Virginia


(** Indicates also available through the Center for South Asian Studies) (# From the series "The Long Search") Last update 28 Oct 1995 AUTHOR/ TITLE TIME DIRECTOR VIDEO NUMBER Ahmedabad: Life of a City in India ** 30 min. Spodek VHS 5485 Altar of Fire (Hinduism)** 45 min. Gardner VHS 1063 The Bodhisattva Motivation 60 min. Mettert VHS 3119 Bombay Talkie 115 min. Ivory VHS 3210 Buddhism, Man, and Nature 12 min. Watts VHS 3136 Buddhism: Path to Enlightenment 30 min. Hartley VHS 1960 The Burmese Harp 116 min. Ichikawa VHS 0756 Circles-Cycles: Kathak Dance ** 28 min. Gottlieb VHS 5131 The Colonial Idea 60 min. Galbraith VHS 0293 The Courtesans of Bombay 74 min. Merchant VHS 3215 Dadi's Family ** 59 min. Camerini VHS 0434 Deity Yoga 60 min. Dalai Lama VHS 3120 Emptiness and Great Compassion 90 min. Dalai Lama VHS 3116 Evolution of a Yogi 27 min. Hartley VHS 3898 Faces of Man: Southwest Asia 25 min. Screenscope VHS 4027 Folk Musicians of Rajasthan 48 min. Jairazbhoy VHS 4429 Folk Performers of India 46 min. Jairazbhoy VHS 4431 Footprint of the Buddha # 55 min. Eyre VHS 0223 Forest of Bliss 90 min. Gardner VHS 4529 The Foundations of Buddhist Philosophy 60 min. Mettert VHS 3117 Four Holy Men: Renunciation in Hindu Society ** 37 min. Elder VHS 5486 The Fourth Stage: A Hindu’s Quest for Release ** 40 min. Elder VHS 5478 Gandhi 187 min. Attenborough VHS 0912 Gandhi: End of an Empire 53 min. Delannoy VHS 4518 Gunga Din 117 min. Stevens VHS 0899 Heart of Tibet: Intimate Portrait of the 14th Dalai Lama 60 min. Cherniack VHS 6098 Hinduism and the Song of God ** 30 min. Hartley VHS 3805 Hinduism: 330 Million Gods # 52 min. Eyre VHS 0231 I Am a Monk ** 30 min. Myrdhal/Hartley VHS 4397 In Search of a Holy Man 30 min. Hartley VHS 4389 India and the Infinite 29 min. Smith VHS 3900 India, the Brightest Jewel 20 min. Tidmarsh VHS 3997 India: the Ironies of Empire 50 min. Moriarty/Roberts VHS 4106 An Indian Pilgrimage: Kashi ** 30 min. Elder VHS 5480 Islam: A Pictorial Essay 90 min. Islamic Texts Society VHS 0017 Islam: An Introduction 23 min. Coughlin VHS 3296 Islam, The Veil and the Future 29 min. Dickerson VHS 0436 Islam: There Is No God But God # 52 min. Eyre HS 0229 Islam Today 30 min. Arnoud VHS 0110 Islamic Art 30 min. Arnoud VHS 0124 The Jewel in the Crown 752 min. Scott/O’Brien VHS 1250 Kamala and Raji: Working Women of Ahmedabad ** 46 min. Camerini VHS 5489 Kataragama: A God for All Seasons 52 min. Nairn VHS 5272 Land of the Disappearing Buddha # 55 min. Eyre VHS 0226 Legacy, vol. 2: India, the Empire of the Spirit 57 min. Wood VHS 6512 The Lion's Roar 50 min. Elliott VHS 1806 The Lives of a Bengal Lancer 110 min. Hathaway VHS 1804 Living Yoga 20 min. Aaronson VHS 3804 Loving Krishna ** 40 min. Ostor VHS 3391 The Mahabharata (3 vols.) 328 min. Brook VHS 6056 part 1: The Game of Dice part 2: Exile in the Forest part 3: The War Mahamudra 98 min. Kalu Rinpoche VHS 3153 Mahatma Gandhi: Soul Force 30 min. Grimes VHS 0598 The Man Who Would Be King 129 min. Huston VHS 2340 Mirror of Gesture 21 min. Cornachio VHS 1323 The Nature of the Self 60 min. Dalai Lama VHS 3118 Nepal: Land of the Gods ** 62 min. Rochlin VHS 0579 NEWSTRACK, 9/88 - present 1,000s New Delhi/ (See GWIS list) min. TV Today VHS 4472 No Longer Silent ** 57 min. Deschamps VHS 3349 Ocean of Wisdom 29 min. Mehrotra VHS 5728 A Passage to India 163 min. Lean VHS 2115 Reflections on the Long Search # 52 min. Eyre VHS 0222 Requiem for a Faith: Tibet ** 28 min. Hartley VHS 1961 The River 99 min. Godden/Renoir VHS 4432 Saints and Spirits 25 min. Abbassi VHS 5983 Serpent Mother 27 min. Moore VHS 3387 Shakespeare Wallah 120 min. Jhabvala/Ivory VHS 1995 Sherpas 53 min. Ortner VHS 5950 Some Women of Marrakech 53 min. Davies VHS 3257 Song of Ceylon 96 min. Wright VHS 0845 Sons of Shiva 27 min. Gardner VHS 1838 The Sound of Wisdom ** 57 min. Brentano/Hartley VHS 4395 Storm over Asia 70 min. Pudovkin VHS 0971 The Sufi Way ** 30 min. Smith VHS 0301 Tantra of Gyuto: Sacred Rituals of Tibet ** 52 min. Rochlin VHS 0515 Thief of Baghdad 132 min. Walsh VHS 0279 Three Paths: Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism 18 min. Hartley VHS 1959 Tibet: The Bamboo Curtain Falls ** 50 min. Jayston VHS 1376 Tibet: The Lost Mystery ** 50 min. Normanton VHS 1692 Tibetan Buddhism: Preserving the Monastic Tradition ** 26 min. Bastian VHS 5476 Tibetan Medicine: A Buddhist Approach to Healing ** 29 min. Maher VHS 0527 Timeless Village of the Himalayas: A Pilgrimage to Deoprayag, India 35 min. Das VHS 5275 Transformations of Myth through Time† 767 min. Campbell/Cox VHS 6061 part 7: The Way to Enlightenment: Buddhism part 8: From Id to the Ego in the Orient: Kundalini Yoga, part 1 part 9: From Psychology to Spirituality: Kundalini Yoga, part 2 part 10: The Descent to Heaven: The Tibetan Book of the Dead Trip to Awareness: A Jain Pilgrimage ** 30 min. Hartley VHS 3561 A Veiled Revolution (Islam) 27 min. Gaunt VHS 0439 Village Man, City Man ** 38 min. Elder VHS 5479 Voices of the People: The Elections in India, 1977 ** 30 min. Kothari VHS 5487 The Wages of Action: Religion in a Hindu Village ** 47 min. Elder VHS 5488 Womanpower: The Hidden Asset 50 min. Hanneman VHS 1072

FOREIGN LANGUAGE VIDEOS (with subtitles)
Aboorva Ragangal (Tamil) 		100 min. Balachander	VHS 4467
Aparajito (Bengali) 			108 min. Ray		VHS 0557
The Black Tulip (Russian)† 		27 min.	 Parviainen/
						  Safarov	VHS 4366
Devi (Bengali) 				90 min.	 Ray		VHS 0559
Distant Thunder (Hindi) 		92 min.	 Ray		VHS 1393
Giaurvam (Tamil) 			95 min.	 Sundaram	VHS 4464
The Home and the World (Bengali) 	130 min. Ray		VHS 1071
Homecoming  (Soviet languages)†		17 min.	 Chubakova	VHS 5328
Kalyug (Hindi) 				100 min. Benegal	VHS 4100
Kathalikka Neramillai (Tamil) 		95 min.	 Sridar		VHS 4463
Mere Jeevan Saathi (Hindi) 		126 min. Nagaich	VHS 3394
Mirch Masala (Hindi) 			90 min.	 Mehta		VHS 4126
Mirza Ghalib (Urdu)			380 min. Singh		VHS 5927
Moondru Mudichu (Tamil) 		100 min. Balachander	VHS 4465
Mudhal Mariyanthai (Tamil) 		80 min.	 Raja		VHS 4092
Nayakan (Tamil) 			90 min.	 Manivannan	VHS 4090
Palum Pazhamum (Tamil) 			75 min.	 Velmani	VHS 4091
Parasakthi (Tamil) 			90 min.	 Panju		VHS 4064
Pather Panchali (Bengali) 		112 min. Ray		VHS 0555
Prahlad Maharaja (Hindi) 		99 min.	 ITV Productions VHS 5511
Salaam Bombay (Hindi) 			114 min. Nair		VHS 4751
Two Daughters (Bengali) 		114 min. Ray		VHS 3216
Vasantha Malligai (Tamil) 		100 min. Prakashrao	VHS 4466
The World of Apu (Bengali) 		103 min. Ray		VHS 0558

	**Also part of the Center collection

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