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A Life Turned Upside Down by 9/11 (VOA On Assignment May 31)i
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May 31, 2013 2:50 PM
Indian-born filmmaker Mira Nair makes movies about ethnic identity, mixed marriages and tolerance. Her most recent film, "The Reluctant Fundamentalist," based on a novel, deals with the alienation of a young Pakistani in a post-9/11 world. Imran Siddiqui talks about it with VOA film reporter Penelope Poulou.

A Life Turned Upside Down by 9/11 (VOA On Assignment May 31)

Published May 31, 2013

Indian-born filmmaker Mira Nair makes movies about ethnic identity, mixed marriages and tolerance. Her most recent film, "The Reluctant Fundamentalist," based on a novel, deals with the alienation of a young Pakistani in a post-9/11 world. Imran Siddiqui talks about it with VOA film reporter Penelope Poulou.

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