Chip Taylor Communications



Subject: So. Studies/Sciences: Geography/Cultures

Daily Life and People in India Series

Daily Life and People in India Series

This is an epic collection of very special encounters with Indian culture across the entire subcontinent. Through their daily activities, artwork, celebrations, and rituals, the men and women of India help us to understand their country and to appreciate its diversity and vitality. Indians are both mystical and pragmatic. Their civilization is one of the planet's oldest and their country embraces the future with a dynamism that is rare. Produced by Shangha Productions. Programs available on 6 individual DVDs, Digital Streaming Files or Videos; also in a 6-Disc Set. For pricing call in US: 800.876.2447/Intl. 603.434.9262 or e-mail
Also See: Digital Divide: The Hole in the Wall; India: Auroville - From Utopia to Reality

List of Titles


Animals

Animals

A profound respect for animal life is an integral part of Indian culture. In Gujerat, sacred cows spend the latter part of their lives in retirement homes. At the Sonpur Fair, buyers choose elephants as if they were choosing a life-long friend. In Rajastan, rats have their very own temple; and in Haryana, children Click for more


Art and Crafts

Art and Crafts

Indian artists have been able to strike a balance between tradition and innovation; some of them are able to work on both sides of the scale. In Madras, Chandralekka has chosen to revolutionize the Bharat Natyam, the sacred temple dance. The villagers living in the region of Mithlia have managed to turn their traditional Click for more


Children

Children

In India children embody purity. Only children are allowed to wear robes of the gods during Rama Festival in Benares and the fire celebrations in Orissa. In Punjab, Yoga is learning to wield a sword in remembrance of his ancestors. In Mumbai (Bombay), Smita is learning to become a doctor in order to help the underprivileged. Click for more


Cities and Places

Cities and Places

"Highly Recommended. Takes the viewer to four cities/places, focusing on specific individuals and families at each location, describing their situation and adding a human touch to the visual element." -EMRO Review
Stones have a memory. In India they can tell many stories. In Rajastan, in the city of Jaisalmer, Click for more


Cities and Places - Level 1

Cities and Places - Level 1

An edited version of Cities and Places is available.
"Highly Recommended. Takes the viewer to four cities/places, focusing on specific individuals and families at each location, describing their situation and adding a human touch to the visual element." -EMRO Review
Stones have a memory. In Click for more


Festivals and Rituals

Festivals and Rituals

"Highly Recommended. An interesting look into the Indian culture and the Hindu religion, this documentary focuses on the many holidays celebrated in India, such as the 10-day celebration of the Hindu deity, Ganesh." -EMRO Review
Indians have more holidays on their calendar than anyone else in the world. Click for more


Work

Work

Unemployment is not a social ill affecting Indian society. While the country can proudly lay claim to having the world's best computer scientists, it has also managed to preserve thousands of other professions, from some of the humblest to some of the most prestigious professions in this world. Nilsson sculpts statues Click for more





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