Bed-Stuy director Jay Dockendorf is raising funds to finish the film on Muslim communities in the area.
The lawsuit filed Tuesday argues that Muslims are unlawfully monitored.
Mayor Bloomberg said that critics of the NYPD's counter-terrorism efforts are grandstanding.
Muslim students at NYU, Columbia and City College spoke out against NYPD monitoring.
NYPD used the film in training, despite strained relations between the Muslim community and police.
A devoted, largely under-40 crowd assembles for prayers at the Islamic Center at New York University, the only place of its kind in the Village.
The exhibit of photos by Norman Gershman opens Tuesday at the Soho Photo Gallery on White Street.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg defended the right of a Muslims to build a mosque near Ground Zero.
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