Skip to main content

The Weavers

India, 1960 (MIFF 1966, Programme D)

Director: Fali Bilimoria

This documentary film about communal weaving was made at Kancheepuram in South India with the aim of promoting cooperation in industy and agriculture.

President of India's Award.

See also...

The House That Ananda Built

This study of a typical Oriya family shows the life of a small landowner whose grown children have left the village, and who now live on different levels of the social scale. ... More »

Rain and Shine

An impressionistic presentation of Mahabaleshwar, a quiet little hill station, during and after the monsoon rains. ... More »

Black Type

Typewritten characters enact a story revolving around "once upon a time" . . . ... More »

BEARDED GENERAL

A former news cameraman is found dead in mysterious circumstances. The police detective assigned to the case gradually finds himself involved in reading an unfinished novel by the dead man called ... More »

THE MORNINGS OF A SENSIBLE YOUTH

The hero of the film, Vive, is an adolescent dissatisfied with his comfortable existence after graduating from high school. He and his friend, Romache, are led to revolt. For Vive, this initially ... More »

Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director