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Nair, Mira

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Monsoon Wedding by Mira Nair( Visual )

148 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You are invited to join the festivities as one colorful and eclectic family gathers from all over the world for a traditional wedding - a non-stop four-day celebration as unpredictable as the monsoon season itself. Anything goes when love, lust, hope and happiness take them by storm and bring them ever closer. With this family, when it rains, it pours
Amelia by Mira Nair( Visual )

65 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 2,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kansas-born girl, Amelia Earhart discovers the thrill of aviation at age 23. Within 12 years she goes on to win the Distinguished Flying Cross for being the first woman to pilot a plane solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Amelia and her husband/business partner George Putnam have an enduring marriage that could not be broken by her determination to fly, nor her passionate affair with Gene Vidal. At age 39, she sets out on an attempt to circumnavigate the globe, an adventure that catapults her into aviation myth
The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri( Visual )

62 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American-born son of Indian immigrants feels pulled between his ethnic heritage and his desire to assimilate, especially after becoming involved with two very different women
Vanity fair by Mira Nair( Visual )

86 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Becky is determined to make something of herself. She accepts a job as a nanny for the children of Sir Pitt Crawley. Becky catches the eye of Crawley's son Rawdon. Becky is introduced to London's most exclusive social circle, where she becomes re-acquainted with Amelia. Becky weds Rawdon, but the social and economic stability she dreamed of begins to collapse when he begins drowning his troubles, and soon she turns to the powerful Marquess of Steyne for support. Meanwhile, Amelia's fortunes fall even harder following the death of her husband
Queen of Katwe by Mira Nair( Visual )

18 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the vibrant true story of a young girl from the streets of rural Uganda whose world rapidly changes when she is introduced to the game of chess, and, as a result of the support she receives from her family and community, is instilled with the confidence and determination she needs to pursue her dream of becoming an international chess champion
Salaam Bombay! by Mira Nair( Visual )

127 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 1,239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a sympathetic study of poverty on the streets of Bombay from the point of view of an 11 year old boy who becomes implicated in Bombay's drug trade and prostitution
Mississippi masala by Mira Nair( Visual )

57 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this exotic and erotic interracial love story, an African-American, owner of a small carpet cleaning service, falls for a beautiful Indian immigrant, only to encounter shock and outrage from both families
The reluctant fundamentalist by Kiefer Sutherland( Visual )

32 editions published between 2012 and 2018 in English and German and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an American academic in Pakistan is kidnapped by anti-American radicals, the CIA thinks popular young Pakistani professor Changez is involved. But as Changez tells his story about his life in the US to an American foreign correspondent, the truth becomes harder to pin down
New York, I love you by Fatih Akin( Visual )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the city that never sleeps, love is always on the mind. Those passions come together as they create a kaleidoscope of the spontaneous, surprising, electrifying human connections that pump the city's heartbeat. Sexy, funny, haunting and revealing encounters unfold beneath the Manhattan skyline. From Tribeca to Central Park to Brooklyn, the story weaves a tale of love as diverse as the very fabric of New York itself. A collection of 10 different stories of love
The music room by Sachindranath Biswas( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in Bengali and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evokes the crumbling opulence of the world of a fallen aristocrat desperately clinging to his way of life. His greatest joy is the music room in which he has hosted lavish concerts over the years, now a shadow of its former vivid self. An incandescent depiction of the clash between tradition and modernity, and a showcase for some of India's most popular musicians of the day
Full frame documentary film festival : 7 complete documentary shorts( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and Hindi and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucy Tsak Tsak: traces the life and time of Lucy - one of the first women to work in the Bulgarian film industry
11'09"01 September 11 : a film by Yūsuf Shāhīn( Visual )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

11 directors from different countries and cultures. 11 visions of the tragic events that occurred in New York City on September 11th 2001. 11 points of view committing their subjective conscience. Complete freedom of expression. Reflecting on the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in short films lasting 11 minutes, 9 seconds and 1 frame each. In subject matter, they range from the very personal, to an oscillation between didacticism and relativism, to moments of pure cinema
Monsoon wedding( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When one family reunites for an unexpected wedding, sparks fly as love, lust, and secrets are revealed
The Perez family by Mira Nair( Visual )

18 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Free-spirited Dottie Perez is leaving Cuba for America, her head filled with dreams of movies, mascara and dates with John Wayne. Strait-laced Juan Perez is headed for a reunion with Carmela, the wife he hasn't seen in 20 years. But when an overworked immigration officer mistakes Dottie and Juan for husband and wife, the stage is set for a merry marital mix-up, and some very unpredictable romances
Kama Sutra : a tale of love by Mira Nair( Visual )

52 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A seductive tale of love and betrayal set in 16th century India. A king's courtesan is forbidden to embrace her one true love. Trained in the art of pleasure, Maya, the beautiful servant girl, becomes defiant, rebelling against ancient tradition. As passion takes over, the conflict brings consequences that no one ever envisioned
Hysterical blindness( Visual )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A single mother and a lonely office worker seek after "love" in the meat-market bars of Bayonne, New Jersey, ca. 1987
India cabaret by Mira Nair( Visual )

16 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By focusing on a group of female strippers who work in a nightclub in the suburbs of Bombay, India Cabaret explores the "respectable" and "corrupt" stereotypes which typify women in contemporary Indian society. It shows us the ordinary lives the dancers lead during the day, and follows them into the dressing room where they transform themselves into "queens of the night." The film tells their story, relating their hopes and fears while respecting their sense of pride, independence, strength and resilience. It also reveals the rules and double standards of India s patriarchal society
So far from India by Mira Nair( Visual )

14 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Viewers will be caught up in this poignant portrait of a family split between two worlds. Ashok Sheth is an Indian immigrant who has come to New York to seek a better life for his family. Once here, he postpones sending for them. Money is scarce and he is growing away from the traditional life he left behind. Meanwhile, his despairing wife has lost face, dependent as she is on her in-laws for sustenance. The tension mounts when Ashok journeys to India to confront the situation. Beautifully photographed, So Far from India makes a universal statement about uprooting, starting a new life, and the pain of those left behind
11'09"01, September 11 : a film by Samīrā Makhmalbāf( Visual )

36 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven acclaimed directors each make an 11 minute short film in response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The result is a daring and moving global cinematic reply that "forces us to look at the entire event afresh." (The New York Times)
The laughing club of India by Mira Nair( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Five years ago in Bombay, Dr. Madan Kataria decided to find out whether or not 'laughter is the best medicine.' He gathered together a group of patients and neighbors to meet daily to laugh. After a time, Dr. Kataria found that the participants experienced improved health and decreased levels of stress. Thus was born across India the phenomenon of laughing clubs. Since then, clubs have spread to Europe and to the United States"--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Mira Nair.

Mira Nair actrice indienne

Mira Nair directora de cine india

Mira Nair directora de cinema índia

Mira Nair filmregisseur uit India

Mira Nair indische Filmregisseurin

Mira Nair pemeran asal India

Mira Nair regista e sceneggiatrice indiana

Mira Nair regizoare de film indiană

Mira Nair reżyser indyjska

Nāyara, Mīrā

Мира Наир

Միրա Նաիր

מירה נאיר

מירה נאיר במאית קולנוע הודית

ميرا ناير

ميرا ناير مخرجة أفلام هندية

میرا نائر

میرا نایر تهیه‌کننده، بازیگر، و کارگردان هندی

नायर, मीरा 1957-...

मीरा नायर

মীরা নায়ার অভিনেত্রী, পরিচালক এবং প্রযোজক

ਮੀਰਾ ਨਾਇਰ

મીરા નાયર

મીરા નાયર ભારતીય ચલવિત્ર દિગ્દર્શક

ମିରା ନାୟାର

மீரா நாயர்

మీరా నాయర్

ಮೀರಾ ನಾಯರ್

മീരാ നായർ

മീരാ നായർ ഇന്ത്യന്‍ ചലചിത്ര അഭിനേത്രി

네어, 미라 1957-

미라 네어

ナイール, ミラ

ミーラー・ナーイル

米拉·奈兒

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