Ghosts of Sugar Land

Ghosts of Sugar Land

In Sugar Land, Texas, a group of young Muslim-American men ponder the disappearance of their friend “Mark,” who is suspected of joining ISIS.

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Bassam Tariq


Director: Bassam Tariq
Executive Producer: Laura Poitras, Charlotte Cook
Producer: Farihah Zaman


Public Film Contact
June Jennings
Field of Vision
Publicity Contact
Layla Hancock-Piper
Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Film Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Festival Wristband

Year: 2019
Genre: Documentary
Screening Section: Documentary Shorts Competition
Screening Category: Documentary Short
Country: ["United States"]
Language: English
Runtime: 20:56 mins