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Title From Africa... to India : Sidi music in the Indian Ocean diaspora / a video by Amy Catlin-Jairazbhoy in close collaboration with Nazir Ali Jairazbhoy and the Sidi community
Published Van Nuys, CA : Apsara Media for Intercultural Education, 2006


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Description 1 videodisc (74 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in
Summary "Surveys the music and dances of African-Indian communities in Karnataka, Hyderabad, Bombay, and numerous sites in Gujarat. Ritual events show the stages of music during celebratory rites...In excerpts from a conference of Sidis and scholars, Sidis present their own views on their history, present conditions and hopes for the future"--Container
Notes Originally produced in 2003
"c2004"--Closing credits
Credits Camera, Amy Catlin-Jairazbhoy, Abdul Hamid Sidi, Nazir Ali Jairazbhoy
Notes DVD
Narrated in English; includes English subtitles for selected sung and spoken sequences
Subject Siddi (Indic people) -- Music.
Siddi (Indic people) -- Social life and customs.
Music -- India.
Dance -- India.
India -- Civilization.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings.
Author Catlin-Jairazbhoy, Amy.
Jairazbhoy, Nazir Ali, 1927-2009.
Apsara Media for Intercultural Education (Firm)
ISBN 1880519291
Other Titles Sidi music in the Indian Ocean diaspora