Media Factory’s Marissa Aroy and Niall McKay garnered an Emmy award for their documentary, “Sikhs in America,” in the category of Best Historic/Cultural Program. The 26-minute PBS documentary profiling the Sikh community in the United States will air nationwide in May as part of the Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and will be broadcast on KQED on May 19th at 7.30 PM.
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“Sikhs in America” is a 26-minute PBS documentary profiling the Sikh community in the United States. The program takes a look inside the Sikh community, its religious traditions, home life, and working life and provides a rare view of unique traditions such as arranged marriage and dating. “Sikh’s in America” airs Wednesday, January 30th 2008, 7:30pm PBS station KVIE (Ch. 6) and repeats Sunday February 3rd @ 6pm. Produced by the Media Factory’s Marissa Aroy and Niall McKay, the documentary is narrated by NPR Radio host Sandip Roy.
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Original music for “Sikhs in America” and for “Understanding Sikhism” provided by Qasim Naqvi and Robin Sukhadia
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