The Sikh Coalition continues to fight for reforms that would end the presumptive ban on Sikhs serving in the military. This film, which premiered at the SikhLens 2014 film festival, was produced to raise awareness in support of that effort.
The Struggle to Serve
By Ben Fischinger, Matthew Rogers and Ryan Westra
Dodge College of Film and Media Arts, Chapman University
The Sikh Coalition would like to thank the law firm McDermott Will & Emery, especially Amandeep Singh Sidhu and H. Guy Collier, for their groundbreaking pro bono legal work.
The Sikh Coalition would also like to thank Bicky Singh, G.P. Singh and the Sikh Spirit Foundation for making this film a reality. In addition, we are eternally grateful to the filmmakers, Ben Fischinger, Matthew Rogers and Ryan Westra, for documenting this campaign.