By: Manohla Dargis This year’s cinematic menagerie at the 68th Cannes Film Festival includes a monstrously large flea in “Tale of Tales,” bloody bunnies in “The Lobster” and flocks of sheep in “Rams.” No animal, though, has held the screen as proudly as the Himalayan sheepdog Tommy in “The Fourth
By: Russell Blackstock Aucklander who removed turban to help wounded boy praised worldwide. Harman Singh woke up yesterday to hundreds of messages from around the world praising his humanity. A picture of the 22-year-old Sikh breaking religious protocol by removing his turban to cradle a boy hit by a
Indian Censor Board has asked the producer and the director of the movie ‘Sant Te Sipahi’ to remove a lecture of Baba Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale. The movie features original footage of Baba Jarnail Singh Ji Khalsa (Bhindranwale); however, the Censor Board of India has expressed objection over this footage and has also asked to
In April 2015, the U.S. Army released new rules that will make it easier for observant Sikhs to request religious accommodations for their articles of faith. The prior procedures forced turbaned and bearded Sikh recruits to violate their religion while asking for a religious exception to serve – a Catch-22.