Interview with "14 & Muslim" Director Wendy RowlandWritten by Chelby Daigle
Muslim Link: How have you prepared for the possible Islamophobic backlash to the documentary?
Wendy Rowland: During filming, we went to some of these anti- Muslim rallies, these hate-filled rallies, because they are part of the back drop of the documentary. In order to protect the kids, we are not using the kids' last names. I guess it's hard to know how far this hatred can go, and you just hope that the CBC is a responsible broadcaster. We've got lots of great people and it's one of those things you hate to think that there will be some sort of backlash, but you just hope that 99.9% of the people who watch the film will be watching it for the right reasons, and will love the kids in this story as I do.
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