A River Called Titas

cover image Barcode: 58958924 Call Number: V-BEN 019 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 156 min System Requirements: Region 1 Language: Bengali Creator: Directed by Ritwik Ghatak Description: "The Bengali fimmaker RItwik Ghatak's stunningly beautiful, elegaic saga concerns the tumultuous lives of people in fishing villages along the banks of the Titas River in pre-Partition East Bengal. Focusing on the tragic intertwining fates of a series of fascinating characters- in particular, the indomitable widow Basanti- Ghatak tells the poignant story of an entire community's vanishing way of life." --Cover Collection: Language Resource Center

Aparajito

cover image Barcode: 58948250 Call Number: V-BEN 018B Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 105 min. System Requirements: NTSC, Region 1 DVD Region: Region 1 Language: Bengali Creator: Directed by Satyajit Ray Description: The Apu trilogy is the most celebrated work of Satyajit Ray, the greatest filmmaker ever to have emerged from Indian cinema. The three films-each a masterpiece in its own right-are enormously touching in their simplicity, emotional sweep and visual beauty and established Ray in the pantheon of the world's finest directors. 'Pather Panchali,' Ray's extraordinarily accomplished debut feature, begins the story of Apu, a young boy born into a poor but loving family in rural Bengal, and continues in ... Collection: Language Resource Center

Aparajito = The Unvanquished

cover image Barcode: 58945503 Call Number: V-BEN 010 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 110 min. System Requirements: NTSC, Region 1 Language: Bengali Creator: Directed by Satyajit Ray Description: Bengali with English subtitles Collection: Language Resource Center

Around the World in 80 Days

cover image Barcode: 58961717 Call Number: FR-BEN Ver Material Type: Print Language: Bengali Creator: Jules Verne, Translated by Onyx Translations Collection: Language Resource Center

Ātmajāra kholā ciṭhi

Barcode: 58956614 Call Number: FR-BEN Phā Material Type: Print Language: Bengali Creator: Phātemā Siddīka Description: Memoirs of the author's childhood. Collection: Language Resource Center

Bānāna-abhidhāna o Bāṃlā bānānera niẏama - Dictionary of, and rules for spelling Bengali words

Barcode: 58956615 Call Number: Bengali Material Type: Print-Reference Language: Bengali Creator: Saurabha Sikadāra Description: Dictionary of, and rules for spelling Bengali words Collection: Language Resource Center

Bangla Shabder Utsa Abhidhaan - A Dictionary of Bangla Word Origins

Barcode: 58956618 Call Number: Bengali Material Type: Print-Reference Language: Bengali Creator: Farhad Khan Description: A dictionary of Bangla word origins. Collection: Language Resource Center

Bariwali = The Lady of the House

cover image Barcode: 58945506 Call Number: V-BEN 013 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 150 min. System Requirements: all regions DVD Region: Region Free Language: Bengali Creator: Directed by Rituparna Ghosh Description: Bengali with English Subtitles Collection: Language Resource Center

Bengali: A Comprehensive Grammar

cover image Barcode: 58964508 Call Number: IL-BEN Tho Material Type: Print-Reference Language: Bengali, English Creator: Hanne-Ruth Thompson Description: "This is a complete reference guide to Bengali grammar. The book presents a fresh, accessible and thorough description of the language, concentrating on the real patterns of use in modern Bengali." -WorldCat Collection: Language Resource Center

Bideśī Bāṅalā śabdera abhidhāna - Dictionary of Foreign Words in Bengali

Barcode: 58956617 Call Number: Bengali Material Type: Print-Reference Language: Bengali Creator: Rabiśaṅkara Maitrī Description: Dictionary of foreign words in Bengali language. Collection: Language Resource Center

Charulata = The Lonely Wife

cover image Barcode: 58945495 Call Number: V-BEN 002 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 117 min. System Requirements: all regions DVD Region: Region Free Language: Bengali Creator: Directed by Satyajit Ray Description: Set in late 19th-century, pre-independence India, this film is about a woman's artistic and romantic yearning. It is about the lonely wife of a workaholic newspaper editor, Charulata, whose beautiful face masks a burning creativity. When her husband's poet cousin comes to stay with them, Charulata finds herself both inspired by him creatively and dangerously drawn to him physically. A delicate tale of a marriage in jeopardy and a woman taking the first steps toward establishing her own voice. Collection: Language Resource Center

Charulata = The Lonely Wife

cover image Barcode: 58960984 Call Number: DV-BEN 002 Material Type: Video -Digital Time: 117 min. DVD Region: Region Free Language: Bengali Creator: Directed by Satyajit Ray Description: Set in late 19th-century, pre-independence India, this film is about a woman's artistic and romantic yearning. It is about the lonely wife of a workaholic newspaper editor, Charulata, whose beautiful face masks a burning creativity. When her husband's poet cousin comes to stay with them, Charulata finds herself both inspired by him creatively and dangerously drawn to him physically. A delicate tale of a marriage in jeopardy and a woman taking the first steps toward establishing her own voice. Collection: Language Resource Center

Complete Bengali

cover image Barcode: 58960376 Call Number: IL-BEN Rad Material Type: Language Kit Language: Bengali, English Creator: William Radice Description: Has audio support available "Complete Bengali" audio discs Collection: Language Resource Center

Dadar Kirti

cover image Barcode: 58945494 Call Number: V-BEN 001 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 146 min. System Requirements: all regions DVD Region: Region Free Language: Bengali Creator: Directed by Tarun Majumdar = Tarun Mazumdar Description: Advocate Nivaran Chatterjee lives a wealthy lifestyle in a small town along with his wife, and three sons. His first son is married, while his second son, Kedarnath, who suffered a head injury, is a little senile, and his third son, Amarnath, is a brilliant student. Amarnath falls in love with Beeni Mukherjee, who is a good student, has an elder dominating sister, Saraswati, who is brilliant. Kedar is attracted to Saraswati but lacks the courage to approach her. Then some of his friends ... Collection: Language Resource Center

Ghare-Baire: The Home and the World

cover image Barcode: 58945500 Call Number: V-BEN 007 Material Type: Video -DVD System Requirements: NTSC, Region 1 Language: Bengali Creator: Directed by Satyajit Ray Description: When the movie opens, a woman is recalling the events that molded her perspective on the world. Years ago, her husband, a wealthy Western-educated landowner, challenged tradition by providing her with schooling, and inviting her out of the seclusion in which married women were kept, to the consternation of more conservative relatives. Meeting her husband's visiting friend from college, a leader of an economic rebellion against the British, she takes up his political cause, despite her husbands ... Collection: Language Resource Center

Hirak Rajar Deshe / Heerak Rajar Deshe = Kingdom of Diamonds

cover image Barcode: 58945508 Call Number: V-BEN 015 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 118 min. System Requirements: all regions DVD Region: Region Free Language: Bengali Creator: Directed by Satyajit Ray Description: The musical duo of Goopi and Bagha make a comeback when they are invited to play for a king. Rating Audience (Video Only): NR Collection: Language Resource Center

I Don't Want to Sleep Alone

cover image Barcode: 58964968 Material Type: Video -Digital Time: 115 min. Language: Bengali AND Chinese - Mandarin AND Malay Creator: Directed by Ming-liang Tsai Description: "A day laborer is badly beaten, and a young man nurses him back to health." -IMDb Collection: Language Resource Center

Jay Baba Felunath: The Elephant God / Joi Baba Felunath

cover image Barcode: 58945507 Call Number: V-BEN 014 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 112 min. System Requirements: all regions DVD Region: Region Free Language: Bengali Creator: Directed by Satyajit Ray Description: This is the second film about the detective Feluda (Soumitra Chatterjee) set in the holy city of Benares, where he (along with his cousin, Topshe and friend, Lalmohan Ganguly) goes for a holiday. But the theft of a priceless deity of Lord Ganesh (the Elephant God) from a local household forces him to start investigation. Feluda comes in direct confrontation with Maganlal Meghraj (Utpal Dutt), a ruthless trader. Maganlal makes the mild-mannered Lalmohan a knife-thrower's target and threatens Felu ... Collection: Language Resource Center

Jukti Takko Aar Gappo = Argument and a Story / Reason, Debate and a Story

cover image Barcode: 58945509 Call Number: V-BEN 016 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 120 min. System Requirements: all regions DVD Region: Region Free Language: Bengali Creator: Directed by Ritwik Ghatak Description: In this quest narrative that makes the Odyssey look like a trip to the mall, four men, each peculiar in his own way, embark on a quest to reason with the estranged wife of the protagonist. Rating Audience (Video Only): NR Collection: Language Resource Center

Lajja

cover image Barcode: 58961706 Call Number: FR-BEN Nas Material Type: Print Language: Bengali, English Creator: Taslimā Nasarin, Translated by Anchita Ghatak Collection: Language Resource Center

Lajja

cover image Barcode: 58961707 Call Number: FR-BEN Nas Material Type: Print Language: Bengali Creator: Taslima Nasrin Collection: Language Resource Center

Love Poems of Taslima Nasreen

cover image Barcode: 58961719 Call Number: FR-BEN Nas Material Type: Print Language: Bengali, English Creator: Taslima Nasreen; translated by Ashim Chowdhury Collection: Language Resource Center

Mahanagar = The Big City

cover image Barcode: 58945497 Call Number: V-BEN 004 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 133 min. System Requirements: all regions DVD Region: Region Free Language: Bengali Creator: Directed by Satyajit Ray Description: Life at home changes when a house-wife from a middle-class, conservative family in Calcutta gets a job as a saleswoman. Rating Audience (Video Only): NR Collection: Language Resource Center

Meghey Dhaka Tara = The Cloud-capped Star

cover image Barcode: 58945498 Call Number: V-BEN 005 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 134 min. System Requirements: all regions DVD Region: Region Free Language: Bengali Creator: Directed by Ritwik Ghatak = Shri Ritwik Kumar Ghatak Description: A selfless young woman (Supriya Choudhury) sacrifices her own happiness for her unappreciative family. Collection: Language Resource Center

Parama = The Ultimate Woman

cover image Barcode: 58945510 Call Number: V-BEN 017 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 139 min. System Requirements: all regions DVD Region: Region Free Language: Bengali Creator: Directed by Aparna Sen Description: Bengali with English Subtitles Collection: Language Resource Center