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The Last Migration

The film portrays a 42-day elephant capture operation in Madhya Pradesh, India. It explores the sensitive issue of animal-human conflict, with special reference to the elephant. These pachyderms were driven out of their original homes in Bihar, owing to large-scale deforestation.

Shores of Silence

'Shores of Silence - Whale Sharks in India', a film by Mike Pandey depicts whale shark hunting off the coast of Gujarat. The film won the Panda Award, popularly called the Green Oscar, at the world's biggest wildlife and environment film festival, Wildscreen 2000, in Bristol.

The Dark I Must Not Name

'The Dark I Must Not Name' is an exploration of the city of Bhopal, 15 years after the world's worst industrial accident ravaged the city. The film is an examination of Shaan Khatau's interface with a city that lives on, even as it has been irrevocably altered by the tragedy. 

The Vanishing People

The Vanishing People: The Onges of Little Andaman, a documentary film by Sonali Dutta, explores the nature of the relationship the nomadic Onges had with their island habitat and the succession of well-meaning administrative interventions that may have sealed their fate.

The Many Faces of Madness

The Many Faces of Madness, Produced by the National Tree Growers Cooperative Federation (India), Amar Kanwar's film, 'The Many Faces of Madness' emerges from the reality of destruction and the appropriation of the commons in India.

King Cobra

Romulus Whitaker's 'King Cobra', explores the natural history of this remarkable snake through the jungles of Kerala in south India. The king cobra is the world’s largest venomous snake, reaching lengths of 18 feet. It was the first full-length film ever made on a single species of snake.

Chaliyar... The Final Struggle

"All I wish is to see my river come back to life just once, see the fish leap in the sun. And see that my people don't have to die any more like I will" – Late Sri K A Rahman. In 1958, the Kerala government persuaded the Birlas to open a factory in Mavoor, North Kerala.

Chasing Butterflies

'Chasing Butterflies' is a Hindi film by Gurmeet Sapal, Husain Akbar and Pervaiz Alam. The film has been meticulously shot and provides a high degree of captivating detail on the life of a butterfly in the western Himalayas.

Whose Water?

'Whose Water? Community Rights and the State' is a 26-minute film, which explores the question of the ownership of water. It depicts a case in Rajasthan outlining a conflict, which arises when the community revives and protects water through its own efforts.


‘Aftershocks - The Rough Guide to Democracy’, a film by Rakesh Sharma, specifically deals with the issues concerned with lignite mining in Kutchh. The film has won the Le Prix de la Presse politique award for the best documentary film at the 16th Fribourg International film festival in Switzerland (March 2002) as well as other international awards.

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