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Dastaar: Defending Sikh Identity (2004)

A brief examination of the challenges facing the Sikh community in a post-9/11 New York City that erroneously associates the Sikh turban (or dastaar) with terrorism and Islamic extremists.

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(as Kevin Lee)
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Gurcharan Singh ...
Himself - Restaurant owner
Rajinder Singh Khalsa ...
Himself - Spiritual leader
Amardeep Singh ...
Himself - Legal Director, The Sikh Coalition
Amric Singh Rathour ...
Himself - NYPD traffic officer
Supreet Kaur ...
Herself - Regional Director, The Sikh Coalition
Kevin Harrington ...
Himself - MTA subway conductor
Prabhjot Singh ...
Himself - Operations Director, The Sikh Coalition
Thomas Brand ...
Himself - Assaulted a Sikh man on Long Island Rail Road
Kevin B. Lee ...
Himself (as Kevin Lee)
Josh Weisbrot ...
Himself
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A brief examination of the challenges facing the Sikh community in a post-9/11 New York City that erroneously associates the Sikh turban (or dastaar) with terrorism and Islamic extremists.

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sikh | turban | religion | racism | See All (4) »

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Documentary | Short

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13 October 2004 (USA)  »

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