Published: January 15, 2014
By: Helen Rees

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Amy Catlin-Jairazbhoy, adjunct professor, filmmaker and specialist in Indian music, has been awarded the 2013 "Award for Contribution to the Cause of Indian Music by an Overseas-Resident Personality."  The award will be formally conferred at the ITC-Sangeet Research Seminar "Riyaz" on Saturday 18 January 2014 at the Experimental Theatre of the National Centre for the Performing Arts, Mumbai, India.  In November 2013, she was one of three filmmaker dedicatees at the Third International Folk Music Film Festival held in Kathmandu, Nepal. Three of Amy Catlin-Jairazbhoy and the late Nazir Jairazbhoy's films were screened at the festival: Music for a Goddess (2008), From Africa to India (2003), and The Sidi Malunga Project (2004).

Catlin-Jairazbhoy at work in her studio (2009).
Photo by Helen Rees.