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Folk traditions of Rama-Katha in the North East / Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts presents ; a film by Bappa Ray.

Other Title:
Title from title frames Folk traditions of Rama Katha in the North - East India
Publication:
New Delhi : Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, [2013?]
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (89 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Folk drama -- History and criticism.
Rāma (Hindu deity) -- Songs and music.
Form/Genre:
Documentary films.
Ethnographic films.
Dance films.
Language:
Narration throughout in English; songs and some other dialogue in Bengali, Assamese, Khamti, Manipuri, Meithei, Mikir, and Mizo languages.
System Details:
DVD, PAL; widescreen (1.85:1 aspect ratio) presentation.
digital optical
video file DVD video PAL
Summary:
"The Ramayana is an epic that has been transported and transplanted into various languages and cultures. There are different culture specific renditions of Rama Katha, where the character of Rama stands out as virtuous, righteous and noble. This film is a journey through the North East, where irrespective of cultural and racial differences, Rama's story has been accepted and at times rewritten, to adopt their own social and cultural milieu."--Container.
Participant:
Narration, Jitender Ramprakash.
Credits:
Director of photography, Gautam Bora; editor, Sunil Uchitra.
Notes:
Videodisc release of the documentary motion picture.
"Produced by IGNCA under Janapada Sampada Division's project: Ramkatha in Oral Narrative and Performative Tradition of India."
Contributor:
Ray, Bappa, film director.
Ramprakash, Jitendra, narrator.
Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, film production company, film distribution company.
OCLC:
930702035
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