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La Pirogue: Goor Fitt
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directed by Moussa Touré, 1958-; produced by Oumar Sy, Adrien Maigne and Éric Névé, 1961-, Studio 37, LCS (Production company), Royal Pony Film, Appaloosa Films, Arte France Cinema, Astou Films and Les Chauves-Souris (New York, NY: ArtMattan Productions, 2012), 1 hour 25 mins
In Moussa Toure's powerful epic fiction film, a group of 30 men sail to Europe in a pirogue, facing the sea - and the possibility of never reaching their destination - in exchange for the myth of a better life in Europe. Baye Laye is the captain of a fishing pirogue. Like many of his Senegalese compatriots, he som...
directed by Moussa Touré, 1958-; produced by Oumar Sy, Adrien Maigne and Éric Névé, 1961-, Studio 37, LCS (Production company), Royal Pony Film, Appaloosa Films, Arte France Cinema, Astou Films and Les Chauves-Souris (New York, NY: ArtMattan Productions, 2012), 1 hour 25 mins
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From Africa to India: Sidi Music in the Indian Ocean Diaspora
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directed by Amy Catlin, fl. 1982-2017; produced by Apsara Media for Intercultural Education (Van Nuys, CA: Apsara Media for Intercultural Education, 2006), 1 hour 14 mins
Sidis descend from Africans who sailed across the Indian Ocean to the west coast of India over many centuries. This documentary project explores the expressions of their Indian and African cultural heritage.

  • The video begins in the Sidi Fort at Janjira Island, built during the heyday of Sidi powers in the Mughal...
directed by Amy Catlin, fl. 1982-2017; produced by Apsara Media for Intercultural Education (Van Nuys, CA: Apsara Media for Intercultural Education, 2006), 1 hour 14 mins
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The SIDI Malunga Project - Rejuvenating the African Musical Bow in India
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directed by Nazir Ali Jairazbhoy, 1927-2009 and Amy Catlin, fl. 1982-2017; produced by Apsara Media for Intercultural Education (Van Nuys, CA: Apsara Media for Intercultural Education, 2003), 42 mins

This 42-minute documentary chronicles a one-week malunga training camp held at Desert Coursers Nature Resort in Zainabad, Gujarat in February 2003. Prior research by the Jairazbhoys had revealed that fewer than ten Sidis (African Indians) could still play the instrument, all of them elderly.

The purpose of the cam...

directed by Nazir Ali Jairazbhoy, 1927-2009 and Amy Catlin, fl. 1982-2017; produced by Apsara Media for Intercultural Education (Van Nuys, CA: Apsara Media for Intercultural Education, 2003), 42 mins
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