My Library

University LibraryCatalogue

For faster,
simpler
access.
Use Lean
Library.
Get it now
Don't show me again

LEADER 00000ngm a2200337 i 4500 
003    CaSfKAN 
005    20130802105144.0 
006    m     o  c         
007    vz uzazuu 
007    cr una---unuuu 
008    140717p20142008cau183        o   vleng d 
019    kan1041646 
028 52 1041646|bKanopy 
040    UtOrBLW|beng|cUtOrBLW|erda 
043    a-ii--- 
245 00 Gandhi's children. 
264  1 [San Francisco, California, USA] :|bKanopy Streaming,
       |c2014. 
300    1 streaming video file (approximately 185 min.) :|bdigital,
       .flv file, sound 
336    two-dimensional moving image|2rdacontent 
337    computer|2rdamedia 
337    video|2rdamedia 
338    online resource|2rdacarrier 
500    Title from title frames. 
518    Originally produced by Ronin Films in 2008. 
520    A shelter for children on the outskirts of New Delhi 
       provides food and accommodation for 350 boys. Some are 
       orphans, others have been abandoned, still others have run
       away from home. About half are held under a court order, 
       having been picked up from the streets for petty crimes. 
       Living at the institution for several months, the 
       filmmaker explores its routines and the varied experiences
       of several boys. Despite the harshness of their lives, 
       many show remarkable strength of character, knowledge, and
       resilience. One day 181 child labourers arrive, placing 
       additional strain on the building's deteriorating 
       facilities. The institution does what it can, but is it 
       enough? Gandhi's children is a film by David MacDougall, 
       one of the world's leading figures in ethnographic 
       filmmaking. It forms a striking companion piece to his 
       previous films on schools and schooling in India - the 
       Doon School quintet, Schoolscapes and Some alien 
       creatures. "Going right back to one of the first films by 
       David MacDougall that I saw  Lorang's way, made in 1979 in
       partnership with his wife Judith, the thought occurred to 
       me then that if Jane Austen had had the opportunity to 
       make a film, it might have emerged like a MacDougall film.
       I still feel the same way after watching Gandhi's 
       children." - Andrew Pike, Ronin Films. Gandhi's children 
       has been selected for screening at the following film 
       festivals: * Margaret Mead Film Festival, New York, 2008 *
       London International Documentary Film Festival, 2009 * 
       Jean Rouch Film Festival, Paris, 2009 * Munich 
       International Documentary Film Festival (DOK.FEST), 2009 *
       Freiburg FilmForum, 2009 * Beeld voor Beeld, Amsterdam, 
       2009 * Ethnocineca, Vienna, 2009 * Days of Ethnographic 
       Films, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2009 * Brisbane International 
       Film Festival, 2009 * NAFA Film Festival, Capodistria, 
       Slovenia, 2009 * DocLisboa, Lisbon, 2009. 
538    Mode of access: World Wide Web.|bSystem requirements: 
       Adobe Flash Player. 
650  0 Children's shelters|zIndia|zNew Delhi. 
650  0 Boys|zIndia|zNew Delhi. 
650  0 Orphans|zIndia|zNew Delhi. 
700 1  MacDougall, David,|edirector. 
856 40 |uhttps://unimelb.kanopy.com/node/41647|zConnect to online
       video (University of Melbourne only) 
990    Batch Patron Driven Ebook load by Library Systems - do not
       edit, delete or attach any records. 
Location Call No. Status
 UniM INTERNET video    AVAILABLE