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The World Before Her [DVD]

A documentary examining opposing cultural movements in India (tradition vs. modernism), contrasting the experiences and attitudes of contestants in the Miss India beauty contest with those of participants at a Hindu fundamentalist camp for young girls.

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Format: DVD
Summary: A documentary examining opposing cultural movements in India (tradition vs. modernism), contrasting the experiences and attitudes of contestants in the Miss India beauty contest with those of participants at a Hindu fundamentalist camp for young girls.
Title: The world before her [DVD] / [a film by Nisha Pahuja] ; produced by 2275460 Ontario Inc. for Storyline Entertainment ; presented by Kinosmith Inc ; presented by Telefilm Canada and the Rogers Group of Funds through the Theatrical Documentary Program ; writer and director, Nisha Pahuja ; producers, Ed Barreveld, Cornelia Principe, Nisha Pahuja.
Publisher Date: [New York] : Docurama : Distributed in the U.S. by Cinedigm Entertainment, c2013.
Subject: Women -- India -- Social conditions -- 21st century. Beauty contests -- India. Beauty contestants -- India. Religious fundamentalism -- India. Hinduism and culture -- India. India -- Social conditions -- 21st century India -- Social life and customs -- 21st century.
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Call Number: 305.420954 Wor
Oclc: 852498045
Upc: 767685291061
Bib Id: 458004

Format: DVD
Summary: A documentary examining opposing cultural movements in India (tradition vs. modernism), contrasting the experiences and attitudes of contestants in the Miss India beauty contest with those of participants at a Hindu fundamentalist camp for young girls.
Title: The world before her [DVD] / [a film by Nisha Pahuja] ; produced by 2275460 Ontario Inc. for Storyline Entertainment ; presented by Kinosmith Inc ; presented by Telefilm Canada and the Rogers Group of Funds through the Theatrical Documentary Program ; writer and director, Nisha Pahuja ; producers, Ed Barreveld, Cornelia Principe, Nisha Pahuja.
Edition: Widescreen.
Publisher, Date: [New York] : Docurama : Distributed in the U.S. by Cinedigm Entertainment, c2013.
Description: 1 videodisc (approx. 91 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects: Women -- India -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Subjects: Beauty contests -- India.
Subjects: Beauty contestants -- India.
Subjects: Religious fundamentalism -- India.
Subjects: Hinduism and culture -- India.
Subjects: India -- Social conditions -- 21st century
Subjects: India -- Social life and customs -- 21st century.
Genre: Documentary films
Genre: Nonfiction films
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Other Author: Pahuja, Nisha, director, producer, screenwriter.
Other Author: Barreveld, Ed, producer.
Other Author: Principe, Cornelia, producer.
Other Author: Chopra, Pooja.
Other Author: Robinson, Marc.
Other Author: Shorey, Ankita.
Other Author: Singh, Ruhi.
Other Author: Trivedi, Prachi.
Other Author: Myhr, Ken, composer.
Other Author: 2275460 Ontario Inc., production company.
Other Author: Storyline Entertainment (Firm) contributor.
Other Author: Kinosmith Inc., presenter.
Other Author: Telefilm Canada presenter.
Other Author: Rogers Group of Funds, presenter.
Other Author: Docurama (Firm) publisher.
Other Author: Cinedigm (Firm) publisher.
Notes: Documentary.
Notes: Program content: c2012.
Notes: Original music, Ken Myhr.
Notes: Featuring, Pooja Chopra, Marc Robinson, Ankita Shorey, Ruhi Singh, Prachi Trivedi.
Notes: DVD; NTSC; widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround.
Notes: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Tribeca Film Festival 2012, Best Documentary Feature; HotDocs 2012, Best Canadian Feature; Traverse City Film Festival, Best Foreign Film.
Contents: Bonus features: Extended and delected scenes -- Additional interviews -- Trailer.
Publisher Number: NNVG291060
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Available Copies: 0
Total Copies: 1
Medium: [DVD]
Call Number: 305.420954 Wor