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The Last Migration - Wild Elephant Capture at Sarguja, 52 minutes
(The first Asian film to win the prestigious GREEN OSCAR – 1994)

This film portrays the man-animal conflict and its repercussions; the tussle between the ancient pachyderm and the tribals of the forest, a manifestation of a deeper and more vicious cycle; the disruption of the balance in Nature.
Shores of silence- whale sharks in India, 24 minutes
(Winner of the prestigious GREEN OSCAR, 2000)

Shot over three years around the western coast of India, this conservation film played a crucial role in bringing about a legislative ban on the hunting of whale sharks not only in India but also on a global level giving this solitary creature of the deep another lease of life.
The Vanishing Giants, 6 minutes
(Winner of the GREEN OSCAR, 2004)

The brutal capture, torture and subsequent death of a young tusker in a capture operation authorized by the government prompted Mike Pandey to stop filming his documentary on 'Elephants in Crisis' and turn it into a news feature. This news clip exposes the cruel and archaic methods of capture being used with no concern for the animal, a protected and endangered species.
Kurumbas- children of the blue mountain, 24 minutes
(The First film to document the way of living of the Honey Hunters of the Blue Mountains.)

Highlighting the interdependence between forest and its dwellers, this film captures the unique and centuries old practice of one of the most ancient tribes of India.Kurumbas. For generations, the members of this community have been dependent on honey hunting for their survival. But today due to environmental degradation and disintegration of the community this age old practice is under threat. This film looks at how this unique and age old practice of honey hunting binds the community together and is the only means of survival of the community for years to come.
Timeless Traveller - The Horseshoe Crab, 16 minutes
(Winner of the National Award - 2005)

This film is an effort to gather support and create awareness in order to protect the world's oldest living creature.the Horseshoe crab. After relentless fight and advocacy for the past 14 years today this endangered species is protected under the Indian law.
The vanishing vultures, 17 minutes
(This film has moved the government of India into bringing in legislative protection)

Vultures - the masters of the skies are facing extinction today. This film has been crucial in banning the diclofenac..a veterinary drug that was silently killing our vultures giving the most efficient scavenger on earth another chance for survival.
Kalpavriksha- the legacy of forests, 24 minutes
(Winner of the National Award - 2007)

This film traces the evolution and discovery of medicinal plants and tribal wisdom in India to show how historically and culturally they have been an integral part of India. About 80% of the developing world still relies on age-old medicinal practices based on the curative properties of plants found in the area.
Earth Matters - India's most prestigious environment & Wildlife Series
(Winner of Golden Giraffe for conservation at the International Wildlife Film Festival in Albert, France)

The following films are available for screening in Hindi Language.
Coral Reefs - hidden cities under the sea, 22 minutes

Rain forest of the ocean..coral reefs are the cauldron of life. This film captures the vibrant and amazing world in and around the coral reefs and also highlights the ecological role the reefs play.
Snakes and Reptiles, 22 minutes

Widely popular as the land of snake charmers, India is home to over 270 species of snakes. This film presents the other side of the most deadliest and feared animal, a harmless creature, a friend of farmers and an important link in the food chain.
Kite Flying- a death trap for birds, 22 minutes

Makar Sankranti..one of the most celebrated festivals in India has become a huge cause of concern today. thousands of kite seen flying during the festival disrupt the movement of the free roaming creatures of skies leading to their death. Hundreds of birds are reportedly killed every year during the festival. This film educates the masses on the plight of these helpless creatures to bring about change in attitude and action.
Tigers, 22 minutes
(An ecological balance is the key to a sustainable and vibrant earth)

Nature's most powerful predator.the Tiger is in crisis today. It is believed that there are less than 3000 tigers left in the world. This film highlights the role this magnificent creature plays in our ecosystem and the success story of the government initiated project tiger.
Water Pollution, 22 minutes

Water...the elixir of life is a huge cause of concerns for millions today. Deprived of clean drinking water, thousands die every year due to various water borne diseases. Decades of environmental degradation and the mismanagement of our water resources has led to fresh water becoming very scarce in India and throughout the world. Addressing this issue the film also makes us realise that it is only we who can make a difference and a collective action is must to bring about change.
Iodine Deficiency Disorders, 22 minutes

Iodine is a vital nutrient for the healthy growth and development of our brain. Absence of this vital micro-nutrient will stunt the growth of the brain leading to serious and irreversible physical and mental disorders. Highlighting the extent of the problem mainly in rural India, the film also maintains that lack of information and knowledge is the root cause of all our problems.
The fragile web, 22 minutes

All living forms on earth are connected together in a fragile interdependent web of life. This complex, intricate food chain- this fragile web - is one of the most ingenious designs of nature. This film shows how some species exist whilst being dependent on others.
The lions and the siddhis, 22 minutes
This film takes you to the last remaining habitat of the Asiatic lions in the world..the Gir Forest. Sharing the home of lions are some of the most ancient and unique tribes of India including maldharis and siddhis. Regarded as one of the most successful conservation stories in the world, gir boasts of more than 350 lions from 20 nearly a century ago. unfortunately, the steady increase in their numbers has given rise to various problems. This film looks at some of the those problems and possible solutions to restore the fractured ecosystem of gir forest.
Stem cells: The frontiers of science, 22 minutes
(The Film reveals the potential of stem cells as miracles of life)

The human body has always been a mystery and subject of research for scientists around the world. Over the last ten years, this exploration has led to many scientific revelations. Today Indian scientists have managed to crack nature's most closely guarded secrets - Stem cells. This film looks at the journey of this breakthrough and how stem cells is being used to cure some of the diseases thought to be incurable a few decades ago.
Mosquito menace, 22 minutes
Mosquito.a tiny creature that thrives almost everywhere on this planet. An essential part of the intricate web of life, this parasite has the ability to kill. Mosquitoes are the principal carriers of some of the deadly diseases like encephalitis, malaria and dengue. Humans, the hunter of the biosphere, become the hunted- helpless in face of the onslaught of mosquitoes...the tiny blood-sucking parasite.
Some of the other titles available:
  1. Living Fossil – The Indian Horseshoe Crab. Horseshoe crab conservation.
  2. Magic of Life. Animated film for children on the circle of life.
  3. Chakaravyuh – The eternal cycle. A film on AIDS awareness.
  4. Tabacco – the silent killer. An awareness film on tobacco.
  5. Return of the Ridley. This conservation film looks at the journey and challenges of the Ridley.
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