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DOCUMENTARY SHORT | 11 MIN | 2009

TEAM TALIBAN

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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.
Film Information
Year: 2009
Length: 11 minutes
Language: English
Country: USA
Premiere: New York
Cast & Credits
Primary Cast: Adeel Alam
Director: Benjamin Kegan
Producers: Robert Sickels. Robert Tobin
Original Score by: Matt Aliabadi
Press 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

Special Note

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

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.

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