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The Wild Beauty of India: Presentation, Book Signing, and Reception

Thursday, October 24, 2013
5:10pm to 7:30pm
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Through the use of images both still and video, Indian filmmaker Sandesh Kadur exposes the need for conservation and encourages protection of the world's biodiversity.

His nature documentaries have aired worldwide on the BBC, Discovery, and National Geographic networks. His work has garnered top awards including the CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year, Nature's Best Award, and the International Conservation Photographer Award. In 2013 Sandesh was recognized by the National Geographic Society as an Emerging Explorer and also received the North American Nature Photographers (NANPA) Vision Award in recognition of early career excellence and continuation of vision and inspiration to others in nature photography, conservation, and education.

He also founded Felis Crens - a media and visual arts company that focuses on creating content that inspires conservation. Sandesh is an Associate Fellow of the International League of Conservation Photographers.

If you would like to learn more about Sandesh Kadur or see some of his more recent works, please visit: or

5:15-6:30 p.m. — Presentation
6:30-7:30 p.m — Book Signing and Reception

Only $5 for admission at the door.

Books will be available for sale at the event.

For any further information, or to inquire about sponsoring this event, please contact Theater Arts at Caltech Director Brian Brophy.

For more information, please contact Brian Brophy by phone at 626-395-3696 or by email at