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September 2, 2007

LA Times: ‘Crossing Over’ and crossing out

Los Angeles – The May 14 letter to writer-director-producer Wayne Kramer began on an upbeat note: "Congratulations on commencing the production of your upcoming film, 'Crossing Over.' From the details I have gathered thus far, the story line is compelling." But the president of the National Iranian American Council, Trita Parsi, soon got to the point: "I have serious concerns about the portrayal of Iranian-Americans in this film. The possible depiction of Iranian-Americans carrying out an honor killing in America is unfounded and potentially harmful." Read full story…

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