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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (58 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Seventh Art Releasing Exclusive, 2012.

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General Note:
Title from title frames.
In Process Record.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by Seventh Art Releasing Exclusive in 2012.
Summary, etc.:
The story of Sharif El-Gamal, developer of the 'Ground Zero Mosque' in Lower Manhattan. With unfettered and exclusive access to Sharif's life and family over the course of two years, the film tracks Sharif's struggle to bring his project, a controversial Muslim community center two blocks from the site of Ground Zero, to fruition. Told in observational style, Building Babel is a portrait of American identity ten years on from September 11th - who are Muslims, and who are Americans? Where does the line get drawn, and who gets to draw it?
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language Note:
In English
Subject: Documentary-style films.
Race relations.
Genre: Race and Class Studies
Documentary films.

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