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1968 Gandhi Film- Uses mostly footage from various archives
More films about Gandhi
Doing a subject search on Gandhi in the online catalog and limiting the material type to Video will bring up many films. Some on DVD and others via streaming media. Below are a couple of major films from our collection.
Call Number: DVD Shelves, Floor 3 PN1997 .G36 2007
Publication Date: 2007
Chronicles the life of Gandhi beginning with his political activities in South Africa during the late 1890's and ending with his assassination at the hands of a Hindu extremist in 1948. Shows the development of his philosophy of non-violence as he leads the people of India to independence from the British.
Mahatma Gandhi: The Great Soul Lives
Call Number: Online streaming video
Publication Date: 1998
This compelling program traces the footsteps of Mahatma Gandhi from London, where he first studied law; to South Africa, where he established his first ashram; to India, where he worked tirelessly for independence. More than a biography, this documentary seeks to understand the essence of Mahatma Gandhi and his philosophy, which guided India in its struggle for independence and continues to inspire others in their efforts to achieve freedom. Daughter-in-law Nirmala Ramdas Gandhi and others who knew the Great Soul share their memories.