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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.

Director:

Kevin B. Lee (as Kevin Lee)
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Cast

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Gurcharan Singh Gurcharan Singh ... Himself - Restaurant owner
Rajinder Singh Khalsa Rajinder Singh Khalsa ... Himself - Spiritual leader
Amardeep Singh Amardeep Singh ... Himself - Legal Director, The Sikh Coalition
Amric Singh Rathour Amric Singh Rathour ... Himself - NYPD traffic officer
Supreet Kaur Supreet Kaur ... Herself - Regional Director, The Sikh Coalition
Kevin Harrington Kevin Harrington ... Himself - MTA subway conductor
Prabhjot Singh Prabhjot Singh ... Himself - Operations Director, The Sikh Coalition
Thomas Brand Thomas Brand ... Himself - Assaulted a Sikh man on Long Island Rail Road
Kevin B. Lee Kevin B. Lee ... Himself (as Kevin Lee)
Josh Weisbrot 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) »

Genres:

Documentary | Short

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Official Sites:

Also Like Life Productions

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 October 2004 (USA) See more »

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