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Title Panihari [videorecording] : the water women of India / the Five Families present a film by Abi Devan and Sudhi Rajagopal ; directors, Abi Devan, Sudhi Rajagopal ; writers, J.C. Ortiz, Abi Devan, Sudhi Rajagopal.

Imprint [United States] : Choices, Inc., 2006.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    954.4 PAN    Available
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 30 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally produced as a documentary film in 2004.
Special features: Lesson plan ; guidebook ; photo gallery ; director's commentary.
Credits Music, Sudhi Rajagopal ; traditional Rajasthani music performed by Bhikey Kha Langa & Party.
Summary Looks at life in the desert communities of Rajasthan in India's Thar Desert. The film centers around the life of Paru, one of the Panihari (women who fetch water) as she struggles against nature and society to attain self-reliance for her family and herself.
System Details DVD.
Language In Hindi with English subtitles and voice overs.
Subject Rural women -- India -- Rajasthan -- Social conditions.
Water-supply -- India -- Rajasthan.
Drinking water -- India -- Rajasthan.
Thar Desert (India and Pakistan) -- Social conditions.
Rajasthan (India) -- Social conditions.
Genre/Form Documentary films
Added Author Devan, Abi.
Rajagopal, Sudhi.
Ortiz, Juan Carlos.
Five Families Productions.
Choices, Inc.
Added Title Water women of India
ISBN 1933724013
Standard No. 682086702827
Music No. CH7028DVD Choices Inc.

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