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May 18, 2011 - CityView Racquet Club screening, 7:30PM - Followed by Q&A. For tickets call 718.389.6252. http://www.cityviewracquet.com
Click here to download the CityView screening announcement (PDF)

May 4, 12, & 27, 2011 - National TV broadcast Sundance Film Channel, Times: May 4th at 7AM & 12:15PM, May 12th at 7AM & 3:10PM, and on May 27th at 7AM & 12:30PM.

March 17 & March 26, 2011 - National TV broadcast Sundance Film Channel, Times: Thursday, March 17 at 5:50PM & Saturday, March 26 at 1:15PM.

February 5, 2011 - The University Club of Washington, 1135 16th St. N.W. Washington, DC (2nd floor) - 6:40PM - 8:00PM Film presentation. 8:00PM - 8:20PM Q&A w/Beth Rasin

February 3, 2011 - Bryn Mawr Film Institute, Bryn Mawr, PA , Screening Time TBA

November 5, 2010 - Virginia Film Festival, 11:30 AM at the Regal 4 on Downtown Mall Charlottesville, Val. www.virginiafilmfestival.org

November 4, 2010 7:30PM at Avon Theater Film Center Screening, 272 Bedford Street, Stamford | Box Office (203) 967-3660 http://www.avontheatre.org/special_events.html

November 3, 2010 - The Maryland Club screening Benefit of SquashWise 7PM at 1 E Eager St Baltimore, MD 21202.

October 22, 2010 - Williamstown Film Festival For tickets click on, http://www.williamstownfilmfest.com/

September 30, 2010 New York City screening, 7PM at Anthology Film Archive, 32 2nd Avenue, NYC 10003, (212) 505-5181 www.anthologyfilmarchives.org

August 8, 2010 Hamilton International Film Festival, 1PM at the Hamilton Theater: 7 Lebanon street, Hamilton, NT 13346 315.824.8210 www.hamiltontheater.net

August 2009 DocuWest Film Festival WINNER Audience Choice Award!

June 2009 Detroit Windsor International Film Festival

March 2009 BAC screening for members and friends of Hashim Khan at the Maple Art Cinema.

January 22, 2009 – "An Evening with Hashim Khan and Friends" Florence Gould Hall, 55 East 59th Street, New York, NY 10022. The first full screen preview.

October 2007 – Postproduction in process; we continue to seek financial support for the film finishing costs.

August 2007 – The crew interviews Indian Open and Harvard intercollegiate champion Anil Nayar.

July 2007 – Director Josh Easdon travels to Australia and interviews Geoff Hunt, the eight- time British Open champion who was the first player to break Hashim’s record of seven titles.

July 2007 – Grayscale llc principals Kyle Boyd and Charlotte Angel are hired as editors and they begin reviewing the 100 plus hours of footage.

May 2007 – The crew returns to London to interview Andrew Shelley, WISPA Executive Director, and squash great Jonah Barrington, six-time British Open champion who trained with Azam Khan and now directs the Jonah Barrington Squash Academy at the Millfield School, Sharif Khan’s alma mater.

May 2007 – The producer and director journey to Virginia to film US great Diehl Mateer, who reminisces about squash in the ‘50s.

April 2007 – US Champion Victor Niederhoffer is interviewed at his Connecticut home.

January 2007 – Members of New York’s University Club, the site of Hashim’s first North American appearance in 1951, gather for cocktails and a viewing of selected cuts

October 2006 – More fans are treated to a screening of the selected footage at the Village Open tournament in New York City.

July 2006 – The crew joins Hashim and his family in Denver for Hashim’s birthday celebration and screens the footage filmed in Pakistan for his wife, children and grandchildren.

May 2006 - The producer and director interview 1951 US Open Champion Henry Salaun at his home in Boston and then meet with Frank Satterthwaite, one of the first US playing pros and author of “The Three Wall Nick.”

March 2006 - Hashim and the crew visit Detroit, his first home in the United States. Hashim’s old friends enjoy a screening of selected footage at the Birmingham Athletic Club, and a few friends join Hashim for a filmed tour of his first homes as well as the site of the Uptown Athletic Club where Hashim was a teaching pro.

February 25-March 3, 2006 - Selected cuts from the edited footage is screened at the Bear Stearns Tournament of Champions at Grand Central Terminal.

January 14, 2006 - The sell-out crowd of 600 at the PACE Canadian Squash Classic is treated to a first peek of some of the footage from the Pakistan trip.

December 2-22, 2005 - The crew travels with Hashim to London and Pakistan. In London, all the venues at which Hashim played his British Open matches are captured on film, along with interviews with his brother Azam and other individuals who played Hashim and knew him when he first won the British Open. A day is also spent filming at the Harrow School, considered the birthplace of squash. The crew then travels to Pakistan, where the Men’s World Team Squash Championships are being played in Islamabad. All the great Pakistani players are interviewed, along with history professors, Air Force Marshall Noor Khan, and members of Hashim’s family still living in Pakistan. The crew travels through the Northwest Frontier Province to the Afghan border and also captures the significant places in Hashim’s life in his hometown of Peshawar.

February 15-22, 2005 - Filming at the Bear Stearns Tournament of Champions in Grand Central Terminal provides the filmmakers with the opportunity to interview all the world’s top players.