Independent Lens "Project Kashmir" on WXXI-TV

Independent Lens "Project Kashmir" on WXXI-TV

Tue, 05/18/2010 - 10:00pm
Filmmakers Senain Kheshgi and Geeta V. Patel at Dal Lake.

Credit: Dishoom Pictures

Two American women, one Muslim, the other Hindu, document the costs of war in one of the most dangerous and beautiful places on Earth.

Two young American women, one Muslim, the other Hindu, sneak their cameras into Kashmir, where conflicting faiths mean war. Their mission: to find out what makes their peers choose homeland over preserving their own lives. The project tests the limits of friendship and documents the costs of war in one of the most dangerous and beautiful places on Earth. By Senain Kheshgi and Geeta V. Patel.

Independent Lens "Project Kashmir" airs Tuesday, May 18 at 10 p.m. on WXXI-TV (DT21.1/cable1011 and 11).

Encompassing the full spectrum of film — from history to drama to animation to shorts to social-issue films — this anthology series allows audiences greater access to powerful and innovative programs united by the creative freedom, artistic achievement and unflinching visions of their independent producers. Maggie Gyllenhaal hosts.

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