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Tracing Colonial Documentary, 1926–46

Peter Sutoris.

in Visions of Development

August 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Indian Politics. 11214 words.

This chapter traces the colonial origins of Films Division of India documentaries by outlining the British colonial film tradition from the 1920s to the 1940s, including the work of John...

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The Emergence of the Films Division

Peter Sutoris.

in Visions of Development

August 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Indian Politics. 13247 words.

This chapter begins with the discussion of the birth of the Films Division as Nehru’s brainchild and the hope Indian filmmakers placed in the power of the documentary medium to contribute...

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‘Our Industrial Age’

Peter Sutoris.

in Visions of Development

August 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Indian Politics. 11059 words.

This chapter analyzes a sample of Films Division documentaries that deal with economic development and material progress. It shows that films on India’s five-year plans, industrialization...

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