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Beyond Belief

Overview

Synopsis

Susan Retik and Patti Quigley are two ordinary moms living their American Dream until both husbands are killed by terrorists. Rather than turning inwards, grief compels them to travel to Afghanistan and help empower Afghan widows whose lives have been ravaged by decades of war, poverty, and oppression—factors they consider to be the root causes of terrorism. As Susan and Patti make the courageous journey from their comfortable suburban neighborhoods to the most desperate Afghan villages, they discover a powerful bond with each other, an unlikely kinship with widows halfway around the world, and a profound way to move beyond tragedy.

Stage
finished
Running time
92 minutes

Credits

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Principle Pictures
Country
Afghanistan
Years of Production
3
Locations
Afghanistan, United States

Distribution Details

Release year
2009
Festivals
Tribeca Film Festival (Premiere), Indianapolis IFF, Hamptons, Woods Hole, Newburyport
Broadcast (Acq.)
Sundance Channel
Language
English, Arabic

Photos

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