[Reader-list] [Announcements] [DFA: 12] Screening of Jahaji Music by Surabhi Sharma

Kavita Joshi [Impulse] kj.impulse at gmail.com
Sun Aug 5 23:28:01 IST 2007

Surabhi Sharma's feature length documentary film Jahaji Music is a
record of the evolution of chutney music in the Caribbean.

From the mid-nineteenth century Indian labourers arrived in the
Caribbean on boats, bringing a few belongings and their music, the
beginnings of a remarkable cultural practice. More than 150 years
later musician Remo Fernandes travels to the Islands to explore
collaborations and create new work.

Jahaji Music is a record of a difficult, if unusual and complex,
musical journey. It is an attempt to make meaning of aspects of
contemporary culture in Trinidad and Jamaica, even as we witness the
nature and possibilities of artistic collaboration. The film
endeavours, through it all, to weave a story of memory, identity and

Duration: 1 hour 52 minutes.

Date: August 9, 2007

Venue for Screening: India International Centre (IIC) Auditorium, 40
Max Mueller Marg, New Delhi 110 003, Tel: 011 24619431

Time : 6.30 pm

Entry is free. No passes needed.

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