Alternate Title School-Time Screening / Discussion: Salaam Dunk
Production Language English
Country of Origin United States, Iraq
Grades 7-12. Directed by David Fine
Salaam Dunk follows the members of the women’s basketball team at the American University of Iraq as they discover what it means to be students, athletes, friends, and women in a predominantly Islamic society. A story of triumph in the face of chaos, this candid documentary tells the story of a diverse team — composed of Muslims, Christians, Kurds, and an American coach—to tell how sports can uncover shared values and create communities of understanding. Includes post-screening discussion/Q&A, with appearance by director David Fine.