Supporting Community Sponsors: Sikh American Legal Defense & Education Fund, Filipino Young Professionals-DC
In attendance: Tami Yeager, Director and Preetmohan Singh, Co-Producer
*We're raffling off a $50 gift certificate to Bambu restaurant at this screening!
Directed by Tami Yeager
Running Time: 56 minutes
In the wake of 9/11, the fear of terrorism shook the nation, resulting in retaliatory attacks on innocent individuals across the country. This powerful documentary scrutinizes one such incident--the murder of Mesa, Arizona resident Balbir Singh Sodhi, a Sikh businessman who was mistaken for an Arab terrorist because of the turban he wore as part of his faith.
Directed by Lee Wang
Running Time: 25 minutes
Against the background of the war in Iraq exists a new underclass–the tens of thousands of South and Southeast Asian workers working as janitors, cooks and construction workers at U.S. military bases. Through the eyes of three Filipino workers and their families, we learn of their struggles through poverty as they strive to create a better life for their families.