Valarie Kaur

Film on 9/11 Aftermath Moves Audience

September 29, 2008

Author: Luz Lazo

Source: The Times-Dispatch

http://www.inrich.com/cva/ric/news.apx.-content-articles-RTD-2008-09-29-0134.html

Some shed tears yesterday while watching "Divided We Fall: Americans in the Aftermath," a film that evoked differing emotions and memories of Sept. 11, 2001.

The documentary, shown to a diverse group of about 100 people at the Virginia Holocaust Museum, ignited a conversation about a...

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9/11 Wrought Violence of Another Kind

September 16, 2008

Author: Terry Collins

Source: Star Tribune

http://www.startribune.com/local/stpaul/28434334.html?elr=KArksi8cyaiUjc7YUiD3aPc:_Yyc:aUU

Valarie Kaur was only 20 when she set out on a cross-country trek to gather stories inspired by hate crimes and violence against Sikh Americans following the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.

Seven years later, her story is being watched and discussed around the country.
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Documentary Film Inspires National Dialogue on Race and Religion During 9/11 Anniversary

August 19, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Business Wire

http://www.redorbit.com/news/entertainment/1526241/documentary_film_inspires_national_dialogue_on_race_and_religion_during/

Divided We Fall: Americans in the Aftermath (2008), the first feature-length documentary film on hate violence following Sept. 11, 2001, will screen across the U.S. next month in a grassroots campaign for deep...

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"Sacred Paths," a Commentary by Reverend Vern Barnet

June 17, 2007

Author: Vern Barnet

Source: Camp

http://www.campkc.com/campkc-content.php?Page_ID=560

Same-sex behavior and relationships bedevil many Christian groups. “God is love,” says 1 John 4:8, so I use the term “bedevil” to highlight the difference between a religion of love in theory with the practice of discrimination supported by some churches. Society is enriched by mutually consenting adult relationships, and God’s grace is...

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Film Inspires Students, Adults to Consider ‘Who is an American?’

May 4, 2007

Author: George Derringer

Source: Swampscott Reporter

http://www.townonline.com/swampscott/homepage/x1720744413

Swampscott - Valarie Kaur didn’t know anything about making films and, at age 20, just a little about America but that didn’t stop her from crisscrossing the country after 9-11-2001.

A Sikh and a third-generation American, Kaur watched in horror — well, actually she hid in her bedroom in California for...

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After 9/11: A Film to Nurture Inter-Faith Dialogue

April 23, 2007

Author: Joanna Corma

Source: Episcopal Life Online

Wire Service: RNS

http://www.episcopalchurch.org/81827_85236_ENG_HTM.htm

In the days following the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, images of the smoldering World Trade Center towers and a bearded and turbaned Osama bin Laden flashed constantly across TV screens.

So did images of President George W. Bush, espousing national unity and speaking of the...

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Valarie Kaur's Search for America After 9/11

April 3, 2007

Author: Roseanne Pereira

Source: Minnesota Public Radio

http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2007/04/03/sikhfilm/

St. Paul, Minn. -- In September 2001, Valarie Kaur was a 20-year-old college junior, studying religion and international affairs. She planned to go to India to interview people about religious conflict.

Then, like millions of others, she saw the T.V. images of the world trade towers falling again and again...

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Minn. Premiere of Documentary About Post-9/11 Hate Crimes at Macalester

April 3, 2007

Source: Macalester News

http://www.macalester.edu/whatshappening/press/2007/033007.html

St. Paul, Minn. - Macalester College will host the Minnesota premiere of Divided We Fall: Americans in the Aftermath, the first feature-length documentary film to analyze the aftermath of 9/11 on South Asian and Arab Americans, at 7:30 p.m., April 3, in the Campus Center’s John B. Davis Lecture Hall.

The film documents hate crimes against Sikhs, Muslims and...

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