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Sikand, Nandini

Overview
Works: 12 works in 28 publications in 1 language and 389 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Ethnographic films  Drama  Documentary television programs  Western films  Biography  Interviews  Animal films  Music 
Roles: Author, Producer, Contributor
Classifications: QL737.P925, 599.8
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Nandini Sikand
Mahasweta Devi : witness, advocate, writer by Shashwati Talukdar( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the center of a half-century of tumultuous change, the lifetime of Mahasweta Devi has spanned the British period, Independence, and fifty years of post-colonial turmoil
The Bhangra wrap( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An energetic documentary about a vibrant South Asian youth subculture that fuses hip-hop, rap, and Bhangra music. Based in Toronto and New York, Bhangra is a mix of old and new, and is symbolic of universal cultural transformation for new generations."--Container
Don't fence me in by Brenda Nasberg Jepson( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the story of the life of Krishna Sikund, the filmmaker's mother, from childhood to maturity. Krishna's personal narrative is highlighted by her letters to her daughter and the poems which serve as milestones in her life
Amazonia by Thierry Ragobert( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An experimental videorecording in which filmmaker Nandini Sikand poignantly presents her sister's triumphal recovery from the emotional and physical scars of breast cancer. This moving work looks at the myth of Amazonian women warriors who were said to have cut off their right breasts to become better archers. It also compares the legendary Amazonian battles to the war against breast cancer. As Sikand's sister her fights against breast cancer, the geography of the cancer survivor's body is explored and compared to the ravaged landscape of urban environment. City and body become one to highlight women's lives as triumphant urban warriors
Soma girls( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the lives of girls, mostly the daughters of prostitutes, growing up in a hostel in Kolkata, India. From ages 6 to 17, the film follows these intelligent, funny and high-energy girls as they overcome extraordinary circumstances to lead ordinary lives
Breaking Vegas : the ultimate cheat( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using dramatizations and interviews, tells the story of Richard Marcus who perfected the craft of casino cheating from the 1970s through the early 1990s
Dancing with tradition : a global community of Odissi dancers by Nandini Sikand( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In whose name?( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nandini Sikand protests the take-over by Hindu fundamentalists of India's national symbols
Mahasweta Devi witness, advocate, writer by Shashwati Talukdar( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Languid bodies, grounded stances : the curving pathway of neoclassical odissi dance by Nandini Sikand( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Session 3 : Division by Dance/Body at the Crossroads of Culture( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Languid Bodies by Nandini Sikand( )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Nandini Sikand

Languages
English (25)