Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 August 2016

344 Pages | 57 b/w photos, 4 b/w tables

ISBN: 9780190608323

Bookseller Code (06)

Visions of Development

Films Division of India and the Imagination of Progress, 1948-75

Peter Sutoris

  • Studies India's development ideology via cinematic representations
  • Close analysis of films made by the Films Division of India, 1948 - 75
  • First scholarly book on Indian documentary film
  • Film as a medium of social development has a distinguished if little-known history in independent India; this book tells that fascinating story