Divided we Fall: Americans in the Aftermath

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ACHI, The Society for Art & Cultural Heritage of India
and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
present DIVIDED WE FALL: Americans in the Aftermath
A powerful feature-length documentary film in the aftermath of 9/11

Driven to action by the murder of a turbaned man in her community, a college student drives across America in the aftermath of 9/11 to discover stories that did not make the evening news. From the still-shocked streets of Ground Zero to the desert towns of the American West, Valarie Kaur’s inspiring journey uncovers remarkable stories of hate, violence, fear, and unspeakable loss–until she finds the heart of America halfway around the world, in the words of Balbir Sodhi’s widow. Five years in the making, Divided We Fall deftly explores race, religion, and identity in times of national crisis.
(110 minutes)

Filmmaker Valarie Kaur & Director Sharat Raju will be present for Q&A
Moderator, Professor Linda Hess, Co-Director,
Center for South Asia, Stanford University
Open to the public

12:30 pm: Lunch catered by Samovar Tea Lounge
2:00 pm: Film screening

Saturday, June 28, 2008
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Screening Room
located on the Terrace Level of the Galleries
and Forum Building at 701 Mission @ 3rd
San Francisco, CA 94103

Watch film clips and reviews at www.dwf-film.com

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