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A family travels the globe meeting with diverse communities of Sikhs; farmers, maharajas motorcycle clubs, fashionistas and cheesemakers to get ‘under the turban’ and learn about Sikhism, the world's’ fifth largest religion.


You'll be able to see Under The Turban across the United States. We've partnered with Gathr Films to let people like you sign up to host screenings at your local movie theater and bring Under The Turban to your community.


Hosting a screening is easy! Just pick a date and time and choose from the available movie theaters and Gathr will handle the rest. There are no fees involved—all you have to do is help promote the movie to your friends, family, and colleagues so enough people reserve tickets!

Frequently Asked Questions


What is Gathr?

Gathr allows you to bring films like Under The Turban to a venue near you. It’s called Theatrical On Demand. The goal is to unite as many people with Under The Turban as possible in a theater setting that allows viewers to tune out distractions and immerse themselves in this story.


How does Gathr screening happen?

Requested Gathr screenings can only happen if a minimum number of people reserve tickets before a screening request expires. Every screening page shows you the number of current reservations, the number of additional reservations needed to tip the screening, as well as how much time remains before that screening request expires. When enough people reserve tickets to a screening before time expires, the screening takes place. If the minimum number of reservations is not met, the screening does not take place and nobody is charged.


How do I reserve or purchase a ticket to a movie?

Enter your location/zip code on the map widget at the "organize a screening" page. If there's a screening, it shows up as a dot on the map. Click the dot!


For more information on how to reserve a ticket to a screening read this.


What's the difference?

If the minimum number of tickets have not yet been reserved, the dot is dark green and you will be prompted to reserve a ticket by pre-authorizing your credit card.


When will my credit card be charged?

Your credit card will only be charged once the screening has met the minimum number of reservations. If the screening has reached its minimum number of attendees, the dot appears bright green and your ticket purchase will be processed immediately. If the minimum number of attendees is not met in the timeframe given, the screening does not take place and nobody is charged.


If you do not receive an order confirmation from Gathr® upon purchase of tickets for a confirmed Theatrical On Demand® Screening, follow these steps.


How do I request to organize a screening?

The first step is to submit a screening request. Visit and find the movie you are interested in. Hover your mouse over the movie's image and click "GATHR A NEW SCREENING." You'll be prompted to fill our simple screening request form. Once you’ve finished, we will get in contact with you with additional information as we work to schedule your screening.



The movie I want to see isn't screening in my area. How do I request a screening?

It's easy. In the FILMS section, click on REQUEST A NEW SCREENING for your movie. Then, just follow the steps to let us know the time, date, and location you want, and we'll get started right away arranging your screening. Click here to find the film you want to bring to your city.


Once you have submitted your screening request, check your email for a confirmation email from Gathr Films and the link to your screening page so you can begin promoting your event.



Can I organize this screening as a fundraiser?

Gathr has been instrumental in grassroots theatrical releases for movies across America. Plenty of those screenings are hosted by nonprofit groups, so if you're thinking of doing the same, your movie screening should be right at home. You can use this screening as an opportunity to raise awareness, solicit donations, and galvanize your community into action through The Gathr Foundation.


What can I do to make my screening happen?

Start with your friends and family, and anyone you think would be interested in seeing the film. Share across Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, and use our screening toolkit to easily get the word out. Be creative - the more ways you spread the word about your movie event, the more likely it will happen!


What are the responsibilities of a Movie Captain?

As a Captain, we're counting on you to tell your community about the scheduled screening and direct them to your screening page to reserve tickets. For more information, click here. Remember: a screening can only happen if enough tickets are reserved in advance, so we need you to help spread the word about why your requested film should be screened in your city!


What’s the refund policy?

Click here for our cancellation and refund policy. 



That question posed by nine-year-old Zara Garcha starts a family’s journey to learn about their religion. The Garcha family explores Sikhism by visiting diverse Sikh communities around the world. Meeting with a Maharaja’s, cheesemakers, fashionistas, farmers, and scholars to glean a better understanding of the world’s fifth largest religion.


Their journey begins in Parma where they meet Sikhs who have a hand in creating Italy’s iconic Parmesan cheese. From there, the Garcha’s head east traveling to India visiting The Golden Temple in Sikhism’s most holy city, and learning about the historical foundations and social history of the religion. As their travels continue their lived experience blends with academic insight as and we see how the region and culture has manifested itself throughout the world.




Film Title: Under the Turban

Film Website:

TRT: 89 min

GENRE: Documentary


Language: English & Italian, Spanish, Punjabi w/ English subtitles

Director: Satinder Garcha

Distributor: Cinema Libre Studio

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