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Film/ Moving Image Collections

Ethnographic Video Online
|This resource allows users to search, locate and access a major collection of over 400 key 20th century ethnographic films. It covers all regions of the world and features the work of many influential anthropologists and documentary film makers. A large number of the films have transcripts and educational notes. You can even create your own film clips! They include coverage of Asian regions. 

JISC MediaHub service|
This service provides access to photographs and films online. Choose the UK Federation Login. Features include Reuters and ITN news coverage of stories relating to India and photographs of Indian leaders. It covers the 20th and 21st centuries.

A good free database is the Colonial Film: Moving Images of the British Empire.website. |This provides details on thousands of historic films showing images of life in the British colonies. Over 150 films are available for viewing online. Holdings are taken from the colections of major Uk research institutes such as the Imperial war Museum and BFI

Image databases

Digital South Asia Library| 
Contains a specialist image section which links to major online collections.

JISC MediaHub service|
Provides access to photographs and films online. Choose the UK Federation Login. Features include Reuters and ITN news coverage of stories relating to India and photographs of Indian leaders. It covers the 20th and 21st centuries.

Royal Geographical Society Image Library|
Offers free access to historic images (maps, photographs and prints) of travel and exploration around the world. It includes numerous examples from the Indian subcontinent.

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Links to Photographs from the Indian Government's Press Releases