McCourt's story of immeasurable grief and the ability to overcome hatred makes him another hero of the 9/11 tragedy. He recently passed away at the age of 71 after a battle with cancer. His example is one which should not be forgotten.
Many people feel that the media plays a significant role in escalating tension between Americans and Muslims around the world. Giving coverage to One Film 9/11 is an opportunity for the media to prove their critics wrong.
Ambassador Akbar Ahmed's "Journey into America," which I had the privilege of directing, documents our travels across the length and breadth of the U.S. If there is one person in the world today that could ease the conflict between America and the Muslim world, it is Amb. Ahmed.
We learned through "Innocence of Muslims" that one film can make a difference in the way Americans and Muslims perceive each other. Now is the time for another film to make a difference -- for the better.