A SON'S SACRIFICE
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When 27-year-old Imran Uddin struggles to take over his father’s halal slaughterhouse during the annual Qurbani holiday, he leads the local Muslim community in a ritual that tests his devotion to his family and his faith.
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Imran Uddin, a man in his twenties in a t-shirt, stands holding a chicken upside down by the legs, in a room with empty poultry cages and a scale

The Making Of:

"After meeting slaughterhouse owners of varying ethnicities and religions we found our subjects at the Uddin family's slaughterhouse in Ozone Park, Queens."
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The Filmmakers:

"We hope our film provides an opportunity to learn about a rite that is often misunderstood, by looking at it through the lens of a typical American story."  Read more about the filmmakers >>
Two men, one holding a camera and the other wearing headphones and a kerchief stand in front of a hanging animal carcass

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