Monday, April 27, 2009

Off Topic: Check Out This Short Film on a Muslim Wrestler, Playing at Tribeca

Posted By on Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 2:04 PM

New York magazine has five short films on their site that are playing at the Tribeca film festival. They're all terrific, but this one is kind of, sort of, sports-related. Wrestling is a sport, right?

For anyone who enjoyed Mickey Rourke and the deserved hype surrounding The Wrestler, there's this short, entitled Team Taliban, following a Muslim wrestler and his struggle to fit in and succeed in his culture, and in the culture of wrestling as he takes on the character of a bad guy.

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