Amreeka

TitleAmreeka
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsDabis, Cherien
Running Time96 min
Date Released06/2009
DistributorNational Geographic Entertainment
CountryUnited States; Canada; Kuwait
Publication LanguageEnglish, Arabic, French
Abstract

A moving portrait of Arab immigrant life in America following 9/11 and the Iraq War. Muna, a Christian Palestinian, lives and works in the West Bank until she receives a green card in the lottery. She and her son move in with her sister's family in a Chicago suburb, where they experience downward social and economic mobility and daily harassment but also unexpected friendships.

URLhttp://www.imdb.com/title/tt1190858
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