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Koi sunta hai = Someone is listening : journeys with Kumar & Kabir / Shabnam Virmani.
Contributor(s): Virmani, Shabnam [direction,, research,, writing,, editing.] | Kumara Gandharva | Kabir Project.Material type: Visual materialPublisher: Bangalore : Srishti School of Art, Design & Technology, 2008Description: 1 (DVD-R) (ca. 96 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.Other title: Koi sunta hai [Romanized title on container:] | Someone is listening [Parallel title on container:].Subject(s): Kabir, active 15th century -- Influence | Kabir, active 15th century -- Philosophy | Kumara Gandharva, 1924-1992Genre/Form: Nonfiction films.DDC classification:
|Item type||Current location||Call number||Vol info||Status||Date due||Barcode|
|DVD||Indian Institute for Human Settlements, Bangalore||A00541 (Browse shelf)||K6||Available||A00541|
Copyright notice on screen: Srishti.
"This project is supported by the Ford Foundation"--Container.
Summary taken from kabirproject.com.
Research & concept, Shabnam Virmani, Tara Kini; script & editing, Shabnam Virmani with Rikhav Desai; camera & direction, Shabnam Virmani; songs by Kumar Gandharv ... [et al.].
Interweaving the folk music traditions of the mystic poet Kabir with the life and music of the late classical singer Kumar Gandharva, this film searches for that elusive sound, that jhini si awaaz, Kabir urges us to hear. Where does it resonate, that subtle sound? Journeying between folk and classical, oral and written, rural and urban expressions of this 15th century mystic poet of north India, the film finds moments of both continuity and rupture between these disparate worlds.
In Hindi and Malvi with English subtitles.