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'Reluctant Fundamentalist' Explores Cultural Misconceptionsi
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May 10, 2013 7:02 PM
Indian-born filmmaker Mira Nair has made acclaimed films on multiculturalism: mixed marriages amid racial intolerance and U.S. immigrants grappling with ethnic identity. Her most recent film, 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist,' deals with the mistrust and alienation of a young Pakistani immigrant in the post 9/11 world. VOA's Penelope Poulou reports.

'Reluctant Fundamentalist' Explores Cultural Misconceptions

Published May 10, 2013

Indian-born filmmaker Mira Nair has made acclaimed films on multiculturalism: mixed marriages amid racial intolerance and U.S. immigrants grappling with ethnic identity. Her most recent film, 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist,' deals with the mistrust and alienation of a young Pakistani immigrant in the post 9/11 world. VOA's Penelope Poulou reports.


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