A story of seven families belonging to scheduled castes andtribes and how their life was transformed by the aid renderedby a nationalised bank. Nationalised banks gave loans to theweaker sections of society to make them self-reliant under the20-Point Programme of the Prime Minister Indiara Gandhi.

The Pearl House of Satriya Culture - Majuli

Film is on Satriya Culture founded by Mahapurush Srimanta Sarkaradeva.

Painter of Eloquent Silence - The Ganesh Pyne

A biographical film on the recluive painter of eloquent silence - Ganesh Pyne.

Inner Eye

This short film brings out the varied aspects of the famous blind painter Shri. Binode Behari Mukherji. Shri. Binode Behari even after his blindness in the later part of his life has created beautiful paintings through his inner eye. Satyajit Ray has portrayed the great personality of this blind painter with subtle touches and master handling.

The Eye of The Fish : The Kalaris of Kerala

A thousand years ago the martial art form of Kalarippayuttu was born is South India as a rejection of large scale war, entailing immense loss of lives and property. The film highlights how today Kalarippayuttu, with its emphasis on a completely focused mind, is being harnessed as the single most potent tool of self-realisation in a chaotic world.

Armenians of Kolkata, The : An Anthropological History

The Armenians settled in Calcutta from the end of the 16th century. According to an estimate there are less than 100 Armenians in Calcutta now. The film takes glimpses into Armenians glorious past, their legacy, the present and future even though it might seem bleak.

Tala and Rhythm - Mridangam Played By Palghat Raghu

A film on Mridangam which is the most ancient of all our percussion instruments.

Soumitra Revisited

This is a documentary film on the life and work of Shri Soumitra Chatterjee, a great film, theatre and literary personality and the favourite actor of Satyajit Ray.


This biographical film on danseuse Sonal Mansingh traces her growth as a dancer and provides glimpses of her human qualities. The film not just documents her two decades plus career, but also takes a peek into the character of a person who overcame personal obstacles to become one of India’s foremost dancers. The film depicts Sonal Mansingh as an example of hope for people to identify with across cultures and also showcases her myriad interests and involvement in numerous fields.

Satyajit Ray

A biographical film is on Satyajit Ray, one of India's most significant film makers, who also attained international acclaim through his cinematographic creations.