Future’s New Hope – 40mins. (Department of Public Relations CG Govt.)
A promotional film on the successful completion of two years of the
present Raman Sing Government in Chhattisgarh. The film lists the rich
flora and fauna of Chhattisgarh, its richness of natural resources, the
work and the plans of the Government to utilise them for the benefit of
the people of the state and the steps taken by the Government to promote
tourism, industrial investment, agriculture, education, bio-diesel and
highlights the peoples rising against against naxalism- the Salwa Judum
Koi Nari Tonahi
Nahi – 25 Mins. (Department of Public Relations CG Govt.)
Women are tortured
in the name of witchcraft in Chhattisgarh. There are many cases where
women are beaten, burnt and tortured in the name of practicing
witchcraft. The film explores stories of such five women who were
tortured and beaten and accused of being ‘Tonahi.’
Salva Judum, rising
against Naxalism – 12 Mins. (For Police Headquarters, Raipur through DPR)
The film tells the
story of peoples’ movement against naxalism in Bastar - how it started,
developed and how the administration, police and government intervening
in it. The movement is named ‘Salva Judum’ meaning peace mission. People
of Bastar has self-inspired came forward to oppose naxalites and to
fight naxal menace. The film has been screened to the prime minister and
the president of India by the government of Chhattisgarh.
Nava Bihan - 15
Mins. (For DPR through Chhattisgarh Samvaad)
Chhattisgarh has taken new steps for the betterment of the formers of
the state. Formers of the state have benefited by successful execution
of such schemes and got economical benefits. The film shares stories of
some benefited formers.
Sarokar – 15 Mins.
(For DPR through Chhattisgarh Samvaad)
The State Government
has implemented many welfare schemes effectively for the tribals of
Chhattisgarh. Tribals are benefited through such schemes at a great
extent. The film shows how the tribal people are benefited and how it
changed their lives.
advertisement to support State Government’s “School ma Padbo ta Aaghoo
Padbo Campaign.’ Transmitted by Raipur Doordarshan daily between June
16th to June 30th, 2005.
Rain in Desert – 16
Mins. (For Seva Mandir, Udaipur)
A documentary on
residential literacy camp for children organized by Sewa Mandir, Udaipur.
Film shares aims of organizing such camps and why it needs for the
children of the area.
Labouring Brick by
Brick… - 20 Mins. (For International Federation for Building and
The film explores working
and living conditions of the construction workers in India. The film
motivates the construction labourers to be unionized and fight for a
better living and working condition by showing some successful examples
from Gujrat and Tamilnadu. The film is made for International Federation
of Building and Woodworkers.
Towards Disaster –
Film shows how man made
problem turned the direction of river leading to inter-state conflict
and how industrial pollution and big dams has increased problems by
disturbing basin ecology and violating the riparian rights. Shot in
Bastar region and western Rajnandgoan of Chhattisgarh.
Primary Warning –
The film is based on a
visit of Chhattisgarh by famous environmentalist Mr. Rajendra Singh. The
purpose of his visit to get awareness about forthcoming water problem in
Chhattisgarh and to conserve the natural water resources. The film warns
against water scarcity in the region in near future.
Fire of the Forest
– 13 Mins.
The film shows struggle of
the Baiga tribe against forest department of Madhyapradesh. The film
gives a voice to the struggle of the Baigas against administration.
Women Builders (Reja)
– 50 Mins. (For International Labour Organisation, Geneva)
Women do much of the
unskilled work on construction sites in India. Most are casual labourers
and hardly any are unionized. This film introduces four such women,
showing their working lives on the site and in the home. It then focuses
on some rare initiatives to improve the situation and comments on two
new laws which, if implemented, would address key problems to do with
safety, health and welfare.
Midnight Poetry – 5
camera of city of Raipur at midnights by a filmmaker.
Main, Tum, Sab (Me,
You, Us) – 28 Mins. (Received financial assistance to complete the film
About the filmmaker’s
father, a Bhilai Steel Plant employee and union leader, about the
family’s migrations in Thailand and their ancestral home in Uttarpradesh
structured round the filmmaker’s daughter.
Being used by University of Birmingham, U.K. for teaching Anthropology.
Shakti Yojana – 16 Mins. (For CHIPS and AISECT)
A scheme of Chhattisgarh
government to provide computer education to the girls in high schools
and higher secondary schools. The programme is collaborated with AIESECT.
in Rural India – 6 Mins.
A campaign film to stop
irrational and ridiculous use of injection.
Development Report of Chhattisgarh 2003-04 – 22 Mins. (For UNDP)
The film shows the various
processes which were taken place during drafting the report.
Learning (K..Kh..G…) - 40 Mins. (Received financial assistance to
complete the film from CSAP)
The film explores
attitudes to literacy through the experiences of a successful but
illiterate retired Bhilai Steel Plant employee.
Being used by University
of Birmingham, U.K for teaching Anthropology.
for INTACH – 4x5 mins
Vaahak – a
performing folk art of Eastern Chhattisgarh
traditional wall painting art by using natural colours of Eastern
Bel Metal Art –
sculpture of ‘Jhara’ tribal of Chhattisgarh
Girivilas Pallace –
history of the pallace of Sarangarh royal family
Kharun Katha (Story
of the River Kharun) – 28 mins. (For INTACH)
A journey across river
Kharun. The film tells the importance and utility of the river and
explores the dangers and pollutions; it is facing with its existence.
The film is made for INTACH.
Productions by Jandarshan Staff and Trainees – 6x3 mins.
Condemned to Leave -
rites followed by Hindu women towards widowhood
Mitan – a unique
tradition of establishing friendship in Chhattisgarh
All things Bright
and Beautiful – on a boy living on a railway platform
40 years after… -
plights of Bengali Refugee in Mana (The film was posted on BBC’s
Oneworld Television’s website for a week)
Alone with Each
other - on a lesbian couple of Durg (C.G.)
Shh… Dreams -
Children growing up inside Raipur Central Jail