Drought in Maharashtra

1973 was the third year in succession when Maharashtra had faced drought. The worst-hit districts were Aurangabad, Osmanabad, Bid, Sholapur, Ahmednagar, Parbhani, Nanded and Satara. By the end of March 1973, the Government of Maharashtra was estimated to have spent Rs.1500 million on various drought-relief schemes. This film shows various official and voluntary organisations' work to help people worst affected by the gruesome drought.

Damayanti Joshi

This short film is on the life and work of Ms. Damayanti Joshi, the renowned exponent of the Kathak dance form. The word Kathak is derived from kathakar or story-teller. Kathak is the art of storytelling. A story is interpreted through abhinaya - hand gestures, facial expressions and bodily movements. Originally performed in temples, this dance form was later performed in the royal courts. Formerly society girls were not allowed to take this dance form. But it was through the efforts Ms. Sokhi, wife of Major General Sokhi, such a stigma was eventually removed.

Crystal Clear

The cartoon film showing how everybody can help himself to build his own future by investing in small savings through Life Insurance Corporation,Unit Trust of India and other schemes of savings.

City on The Water

The film about the typical urban problems faced by the city of Bombay as its population has grown and how the idea about developing Bombay evolved - the new city of 2 million that was being planned and developed across the harbour. The film speaks about the Thane creek bridge that had been opened to traffic. It shows development of the industrial belt near Thane employing over 20,000 persons that time, Konkan Bhavan for housing various state government departments, etc.

Chhau Dance of Mayurabhanja

The Film shows Classical Orissa dance equilibrium of rhythm and Drums of Mayer Bhanja.

Can It Be Cured

The film depicts the early symptoms of cancer and explains in animation treatment, the seven danger signals of the disease and its treatment.

Beating Retreat

This short film depicts the colourful ceremony of beating the retreat Vijay Chowk in New Delhi. The film is a feast of music provided by the bands of the Army, Navy and Air Force.

And I Make Short Films

This is an impressionistic portrayal of short film making by a shortfilm maker. The views expressed in the film are sometimes bitter,often humorous, at times satirical but seldom complimentary.

All for You

An animation film presenting several aspects of the Post &Telegraph Department's rural development programmes including mobile post offices in villages, savings schemes, etc. P & T also extends telephone services to rural areas.

Across The Hill

An Anthropological documentary is on the Mara tribes of Mizoram.