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SHORTS IN COMPETITION: STUDENT

TEAM TALIBAN

Directed by Benjamin Kegan
SHORT DOCUMENTARY 11 Minutes New York Premiere
FILM GUIDE TEAM TALIBAN
A look at the War on Terror… through the world of wrestling. Adeel Alam, a Muslim wrestler who plays a terrorist in the ring, struggles to balance his devout faith with a lifelong passion for wrestling. The result is a powerful documentary short that explores the impact of the War on Terror on American culture through the unique lens of professional wrestling.
Sports, Documentary
About the Director(s)
Ben Kegan is earning his film degree from Whitman College. He has made several award-winning short films and documentaries, directed a one-act play, and performed in a long-form improv comedy troupe. Ben cowrote and directed the television pilot Castle Academy, which was selected by the Los Angeles Independent Television Festival. He is currently working on a dramatic Web series entitled Dry Creek.
Special Note

Note: This film will screen as part of the Shorts: Time Will Tell program.


Film Info
  • Section:
    Shorts in Competition: Student
  • Year:
    2009
  • Length:
    11 minutes
  • Language:
    English
  • Country:
    USA
  • Premiere:
    New York
  • Connect:
Cast & Credits
  • Primary Cast:
    Adeel Alam
  • Director:
    Benjamin Kegan
  • Producers:
    Robert Sickels. Robert Tobin
  • Original Score by:
    Matt Aliabadi

Contacts
  • Print Source
    Benjamin Kegan
    PlanetEye Films
    benkegan@mac.com
  • Sales Contact
    Robert Sickles
    280 Boyer Avenue Walla Walla, WA 99362
  • Print Source
    Benjamin Kegan
    PlanetEye Films
    benkegan@mac.com
  • Sales Contact
    Robert Sickles
    280 Boyer Avenue Walla Walla, WA 99362

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