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60 Free Essays on Indian Cinema

  1. Mahatma Gandhi and Indian Cinema

    Mahatma Gandhi was a multi-faceted man, one whose writings spanned every subject under the sun, including: agriculture, education, science, sanitation, economics, literature, industry, women, children, health, family planning, religion, and, of course, politics. Many were surprised to learn of his p

  2. Indian Cinema

    It is common for Americans to think that Hollywood is the largest film industry in the world. The truth of the matter is that Bollywood actually is the largest film industry. It would be nonsense to consider Bollywood one of the most underrated film industries in the world, because it is very popu

  3. Hindi Cinema

    Bollywood (Hindi: बॉलीवुड, Urdu: ÈÇáی æ) is the informal name given to the popular Mumbai-based Hindi-language film industry in India (Bharat). The term is often incorrectly used to refer to the whole of Hindi cinema. Bollywood is only a part of

  4. Latin American Cinema

    Latin American Cinema Latin American Society and Culture Christopher Columbus’ ‘discovery’ of America in 1492 initiated a long chain of unfortunate events. In the wars that ensued, the conquistadores didn’t merely overwhelm the inhabitants of America, they systematically obliterated the

  5. Indonesian Cinema by Christine Hakim

    The growth of Indonesian films cannot be set apart from the history of conflict of the Indonesian people. Two countries ruled Indonesia. One is Holland, which ruled Indonesia for 350 years, and the other, Japan, which ruled Indonesia for three and a half years. What we must not forget, however, is t

  6. Indian Camp

    Indian Camp Analysis of Nick's Father In Earnest Hemmingway's story Indian Camp, from his first book In Our Time, there is a character named Henry refereed to in this story as Nick's father. Nick's father is a doctor. A closer look at Nick's father reveals that he is quite a paradoxical

  7. Significance of Ritual in North American Indian Religion

    Significance of Ritual in North American Indian Religion Submitted by: Dan Xxxxxxxx, November 12, 1996 Submitted to: Dr. John X. Xxxxxxx RELST 110.6.01 When scholars study religion, the tendency exists to focus on the mythological aspects of the religion in an attempt to understand the major un

  8. American Indian Wars

    American Indian Wars There is perhaps a tendency to view the record of the military in terms of conflict, that may be why the U.S. Army's operational experience in the quarter century following the Civil War became known as the Indian wars. Previous struggles with the Indian, dating

  9. Federal Indian Policy

    It was Edward S. Curtis’s monumental, The North American Indian, in which photographed the “vanishing race”. Produced in 1913 through expeditions sent by Rodman Wanamaker, to photograph the final gatherings of the tribes but he also applauded the assimilation of the passing race into American

  10. Indian Removal Act

    Indian Removal (Zinn Chapter 7) Once the white men decided that they wanted lands belonging to the Native Americans (Indians), the United States Government did everything in its power to help the white men acquire Indian land. The US Government did everything from turning a blind eye

  11. Indian Freedom Fighter

    Vinayak Damodar Savarkar    Vinayak Damodar Savarkar Vināyak Dāmodar Sāvarkar (Marathi: विनायक दामोदर सावरकर) (May 28, 1883 – February 26, 1966) was an Indian politician and an Indian Independence Movement activist, who is credited with developing the

  12. How Should the Indian Mutiny B

    HOW SHOULD THE INDIAN MUTINY BE CHARACTERISED? SHOULD IT BE SEEN AS A POST PACIFICATION REVOLT, A NATIONALIST UPRISING, OR AS A WAR OF INDEPENDENCE? Any discussion on the reasons behind the Indian mutiny needs to be preceded by what the mutiny actually was. While mutinies and revolts were

  13. Indian Culture

    Dear friend, there is a huge difference between indian and western culture. if you are the one who is asking- which one is the best then, i would say indian culture. some may not agree with me, but if you give a thought- then you might find me right. Indian culture has given many things to manki

  14. American Indian Movement

    American Indian Movement The American Indian Movement has significantly improved over the past 30 years. American Indians have been on the move for almost 500 years. The movement has transformed policy making into programs and organizations that have served Indian people in many communities.

  15. The French and Indian War

    The French and Indian War The French and Indian War was fought on July 9, 1755. This battle took place at Fort Duquesne, in western Pennsylvania, which was one of the many French forts in the Ohio Valley. The fight was between the English army, which was led by General Edward Braddock and the Fre

  16. Indian Persecutions

    By: What E-mail: What@what.com The text we have studied relates to the integration problem between the white and Indian population of United States : Indians are called Native-Americans because they have lived there for centuries. White Europeans arrived in the 17th century on their land duri

  17. An Indian Woman in Guatemala: Without a Trace of Bitterness in Her Voi

    An Indian Woman In Guatemala: Without A Trace Of Bitterness In Her Voice Stacye Rothbard Transcultural perspectives November 11, 1996 Guatemala is the land of Eternal Springs and the home of the richly cultured and historic Mayan people. It it also the country of Rigobert

  18. American Indian Stories

    It was approaching dusk as the conspicuous line of dark vans entered the reservation. These vehicles served the purpose of furnishing transportation for about 30 members of a Cleveland area youth group, whose mission was “to bring good news to the badlands”. In short, the group was min

  19. Prem de Prem Le

    Lyrical Nationalism: Gender, Friendship, and Excess in 1970s Hindi Cinema Priya Jha [Figures] [pic] The Bombay film industry (Bollywood) is usually considered, along with other state-sanctioned institutions, in its role as a force for cultural and political consolidation within the archit

  20. Media A2 Critical Research - World Cinema

    My essay will focus on how east-Asian martial art films have influenced Hollywood cinema and the conclusion that east-Asian martial art films, especially from Hong Kong and Cantonese cinema since the 70s have had a great impact on Hollywood cinema today. I believe that martial arts in Chinese films

  21. Learning Human Dignity and Rights Through Cinema

    Learning Human Dignity and Rights Through Cinema Human dignity forms the basis of human rights, as it signifies the intrinsic worth that lies in every human being. Human rights would mean that a person possesses the worthiness of respect on all levels of treatments concerning sex, age, sta

  22. Indian Culture vs Western Cult

    A couple of years ago, I had invited my best friend Jenene, to attend an Indian wedding. I thought it might be fun for her to experience the different foods, clothing, personalities, and religious beliefs that were particular to my culture. Later on that evening she had pulled me to the side and t

  23. Brand Bollywood

    Brand Bollywood:A New Global Entertainment Order Abstract The report presents a critical analysis of the issues plaguing Bollywood and provides recommendations to tackle these issues through better use of technology, collaboration, content management, professionalism and institutional fina

  24. History of Philippine Cinema

    REEL TO REAL: THE HISTORY OF PHILIPPINE FILMS Introduction The youngest of the Philippine arts, film has evolved to become the most popular of all the art forms. Introduced only in 1897, films have ranged from silent movies to talkies; black and white to color. Outpacing its predecessors by g

  25. Indian Frontier

    The Indian Frontier of the American West tells a story of the different Indian tribes and whites from 1846 to 1890. This period of time is very famous in American history. It produced some of the most widely heard of names in the battles between Indians and whites. These names include Chief Josep

  26. No Longer an Indian

    By: Tim S. No Longer an Indian by Freda McDonald In the short autobiography "No Longer an Indian", the author, Freda McDonald, was speaking of the strugles and conflicts she had to experience as Native Indian woman living in Canada. She married a non-Native man, which she describes as the beginn

  27. The Interlinking of Indian Rivers in India and Its Implications on Environment

    The Interlinking of Indian Rivers in India and its implications on Environment M. Feroz Khan Scientist, Reservoir Division of CIFRI, Hessarghatta Lake Post, Bangalore – 560089, India ferosekhan23@gmail.com 1. Introduction The availability of freshwater at various spots on

  28. Indian Suffrage

    Indian Suffrage Before the English arrived in the New world and began creating colonies, the American Indians lived in harmony and peace with natures. The American Indians were skilled hunters, farmers and used everything in their environment for survival or for essential necessities. They shar

  29. The Indian Awakening in Latin America

    The Indian Awakening in Latin America This book describes difficulties of the Indians who inhabit the following countries: Bolivia, Venezuela, Colombia, Mexico, Paraguay, Panama, and Brazil. This book is a compilation of the various struggles of indians living in these countries of Latin America.

  30. New Wave Indian Cinema

    1. Introduction New Wave cinema is defined as a way of grouping together a series of films and personnel that represent a change of direction or a break with the past. A New Wave is usually a historical moment within a national cinema. The most famous example is the French New Wave (Nouvelle Vagu