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Calo hamārā deśa = Chalo hamara des = Come to my country : journeys with Kabir & friends / the Kabir Project at Srishti presents a film by Shabnam Virmani.

Contributor(s): Virmani, Shabnam [direction,, research,, writing,, editing.] | Kabir Project | Srishti School of Art, Design & Technology (Bangalore, India).
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: Bangalore : Srishti School of Art, Design & Technology, c2010Description: 1 videodisc of 1 (DVD) (ca. 98 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.Other title: Chalo hamara des [Romanized title on container:] | Come to my country [English parallel title on container:].Subject(s): Kabir, active 15th century -- Influence | Kabir, active 15th century -- PhilosophyDDC classification:
Production Credits: Research & concept, Shabnam Virmani, Tara Kini; script & editing, Shabnam Virmani with Rikhav Desai; camera & direction, Shabnam Virmani; songs by Prahlad Tipanya.
Summary: A journey in search of the "des" (country) invoked in the poetry of the 15th century mystic poet Kabir, this film interweaves the stories of two people from two very different countries, Indian folk singer Prahlad Tipanya and North American scholar Linda Hess. Where is Kabir's country? The answer is elusive, as we journey through song and poem into these two lives, brought together in an unlikely friendship by the cross-cultural resonance of Kabir.
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DVD DVD Indian Institute for Human Settlements, Bangalore
A00538 (Browse shelf) C24 Available A00538

Copyright notice on screen: Srishti.

"This project is supported by the Ford Foundation"--Container.

Summary taken from kabirproject.org.

Research & concept, Shabnam Virmani, Tara Kini; script & editing, Shabnam Virmani with Rikhav Desai; camera & direction, Shabnam Virmani; songs by Prahlad Tipanya.

A journey in search of the "des" (country) invoked in the poetry of the 15th century mystic poet Kabir, this film interweaves the stories of two people from two very different countries, Indian folk singer Prahlad Tipanya and North American scholar Linda Hess. Where is Kabir's country? The answer is elusive, as we journey through song and poem into these two lives, brought together in an unlikely friendship by the cross-cultural resonance of Kabir.

In Hindi and Malvi with English subtitles.

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