18 Jun 2015 Video
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Yoga by Krishnamacharya and B.K.S. Iyengar in 1938.
45 minutes silent film.

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Krishnamacharya taught yoga for nearly seven decades. He started teaching yoga under the patronage of the Maharaja of Mysore in the 1930s. Indra Devi, B.K.S. Iyenga... Read More
 17 Jun 2015 Video
Krishnamacharya: His Legacy and Teachings - 125th Anniversary Video narrated by A. G. Mohan.

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Krishnamacharya was unique in many ways — as a master of yoga, as a teacher, as an Ayurvedic physician and as a scholar.

In the West, Krishnamacharya i... Read More
 15 Jun 2015 Video
Rare Video:
T. Krishnamacharya Asanas
India, Mysore, 1938
Sponsored by Maharaja Krishnaraja Wodiyar
Digital copy of a lost black-and-white film, 57 min.
Courtesy of Dan Mcguire

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Tirumalai Krishnamacharya - Father of modern Yoga

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 8 Jun 2015 Video
Hindu Nectar: Spiritual Wanderings in India
A film by Akanksha Joshi
Produced by Public Service Broadcasting Trust
Winner of the 'Best Documentary Film' at the Fiji International Film Festival - 2014

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"Sanathana Dharma challenges us with the va... Read More
 22 May 2015 Video
Shiva - The Lord of Dance
The Chola bronzes at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Narrated by Izhar Patkin

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An artist's experience with the awe inspiring Chola statues in the Met Museum. Read More
 18 May 2015 Video
Canyon of Caves - Ajanta
A film by Joel Weber and Dominic Howes
Narrated by Walter M. Spink
Ph.D. (1954) Harvard

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Walter M. Spink, Professor Emeritus, History of Art, at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He has published widely on ... Read More
 11 Apr 2015 Video
Video lecture:
Vidya Dehejia on Chola Bronzes

Art historian Vidya Dehejia illuminates the Asia Society Museum exhibition Devotion in South India: Chola Bronzes in this slide lecture. (57 min.)

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 14 Dec 2014 Video
Life in symphony - Nainsukh of Guler
The Hindu - November 2011

A subtle portrayal of the 18th Century Pahari painter NAINSUKH on the big screen has been waking people up to his splendid art and life for some time

During his 46-year association with India, Swiss scholar Eberhard Fischer w... Read More
 29 May 2014 Video

Veer Savarkar is a Hindi language Indian film based on the life of Vinayak Damodar Savarkar. This version was released on DVD format. This film was produced by Savarkar Darshan Prathisthan, under the president-ship of Sudhir Phadke. It premiered on November 16, 2001, in Mumb... Read More
 20 Apr 2014 Video
Legendary artist, S.H. Raza, on his famous 'Bindu' works, anecdotes from his early life, the relationship with his wife, how famous French photographer Henri Cartier Bresson changed his approach to art, and fellow artists M.F. Hussain and F.N. Souza. The great Indian artist opens up on Art... Read More
 17 Apr 2014 Video
Kekoo Gandhy: Framing Modernism

As an arts ambassador, mentor and friend to artists across India, Kekoo Gandhy shared his passion for South Asian art with a worldwide audience through his influential framing business and gallery.

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 24 Jan 2014 Video
In 1973, the left-wing German historian Arno Peters unveiled an alternative to Mercator's allegedly Eurocentric projection: a world map depicting countries and continents according to their actual surface area—hence the smaller-than-expected northern continents, and Africa and South Americ... Read More
 23 Jan 2014 Video
Many Ways to See the World
A Thirty-Minute Tour of World Map Images
By Bob Abramms

Based on the popular and provocative book, Seeing Through Maps, this new DVD provides a fascinating 30-minute exploration into the minds of twelve mapmakers and how their unique backgrounds, philosophi... Read More
 13 Jan 2014 Video
Rare Video:
The British Empire in Colour
Producers: Lucy Carter and Stewart Binns
BBC Television - 2002
Part 1

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DVD Review: The British Empire in Colour
By Lou Novacheck

The British Empire In Color was originally broa... Read More
 6 Jan 2014 Video
Tribes of the Deccan (Hyderabad, India)

Filmed by Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf. Broadcast by the BBC in the 1960's and based on fieldwork carried out in the Deccan between 1940-48. The film is part of a large archive of footage shot by Haimendorf in the Himalayas. Presented by the yo... Read More
 6 Dec 2013 Video
The Coronation of Delhi Durbar 1911

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Held in December to commemorate the coronation of King George V and Queen Mary as Emperor and Empress of India. Practically every ruling prince, nobleman, landed gentry and other persons of note in Indi... Read More
 4 Dec 2013 Video
By Satyajit Ray

Rabindranath Tagore is a 1961 black-and-white short film directed by an Indian director Satyajit Ray on the life and works of noted Bengali author Rabindranath Tagore. Ray started working on the documentary in the beginning of 1958 and it was... Read More
 23 Nov 2013 Video

An innovative approach to storytelling combining the static character of Indian miniature paintings and the kinetic properties of film, the 20-minute short film The Sword and the Flute (1959), written, directed and produced by James Ivory, tells the story of med... Read More
 23 Nov 2013 Video

The Great Moghuls (1990) is a Channel 4 documentary series covering the dramatic story of the rise of the Moghul Empire (1526-1857) of India. Over six generations, from father to son, the Great Moghuls captured, consolidated and profoundly influenced control of the vast ... Read More
 24 Oct 2013 Video
The Bengal Famine 1943-45

A massive humanitarian tragedy - but one which barely gets remembered just sixty years on. Listen to 'The Things We Forgot To Remember' on the Bengal Famine.

Michael Portillo (Guest), Nazes Afroz (BBC, Guest), Professor Christopher Bayly (St Catharine's Col... Read More
 3 Oct 2013 Video
Rare Video:
A rare video of the young Jiddu Krishnamurti in New York (1928) and Ojai (1930), reading what he had said at the Ommen Camp on August 3, 1929 (dissolution of the Order of the Star).

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For those who are interested in e-books by and about Jiddu K... Read More