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Educational License for Screenings

This license is required for showing "Under The Turban" regularly in universities, medical classroom or high school educational setting. Unlike a screening license, this educational use license is valid for one year and permits the purchaser to show the film to their class and include it in their curriculum.

You may choose to show the film either through a 1-year digital stream rental or with a DVD to be returned once your license has expired.

For libraries looking to purchase a shelf copy please contact

A cheesemaker, a biker, a farmer, a model, a prince.  They’re not all one person, but they all do have one thing in common—they are Sikhs.  Originating nearly 500 years ago, Sikhism is now the world’s fifth largest religion, with many of its 25 million members choosing to express their commitment to their faith and culture by wearing a very recognizable piece of clothing—the turban.  But who are these people, where do they live, and for what do they stand? Or, put simply, what makes one a Sikh? 


When nine-year-old Zara Garcha asks such a question, her family decides to answer it in a most extraordinary manner—by embarking on an international journey to learn about their heritage from modern day Sikhs. From Italy to India to Great Britain, Argentina, Canada, and the United States, Zara and her family traverse the globe and meet some of the most interesting, generous, and compassionate people on Earth. And in so doing, they remind us that, to fully understand our fellow human beings, we must judge not solely by what is on one’s head, but by what is in one’s heart.

Grassroots Special!

Grassroots groups, activists, and non-profit organizations looking to spread the message of this film may take advantage of our grassroots special which includes DVDs at wholesale price in addition to the license. DVDs may be sold at a higher price to raise funds or simply be given away. To order more DVDs at wholesale price please contact

Film Title: Under the TurbanFilm Website:
TRT: 89 min
STREET DATE: 06/20/2017
GENRE: Documentary
Language: English & Italian, Spanish, Punjabi w/ English subtitles
Director: Satinder Garcha
Distributor: Cinema Libre Studio

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