Films & Other Videos
Films with: MacDougall, David
- Gandhi's children
- The Prayas Children's Home for Boys is located in one of the poorer quarters of New Delhi. The residents are orphans, or boys who have run away from home, or were picked up from the streets. One day, 181 boys arrive, having been rescued from a child labor factory. Despite the harshness of their lives, many of these children show extraordinary strength of character. Often left to their own devices, they institute a seemingly arbitrary set of checks and balances to make sense of the mayhem around them.
- DVD 10063
- Photo wallahs an encounter with photography in Mussoorie, a north Indian hill station /
- "Renowned ethnographic filmmakers David and Judith MacDougall explore the many meanings of photography in this profound and penetrating documentary. The film focuses on the photographers of Mussoorie, a hill station in the Himalayan foothills of northern India whose fame has attracted tourists since the 19th century. Through a rich mixture of scenes that includes the photographers at work, their clients, and both old and new photographs, this extraordinary film examines photography as art and as social artifact - a medium of reality, fantasy, memory, and desire"--Http://www.berkeleymedia.com.
- DVD 3981