Title Amreeka [electronic resource] / National Geographic Entertainment presents ; a National Geographic/Imagenation Abu Dhabi release ; in association with Levantine Entertainment, Maximum Film International in association with Levantine Entertainment presents a film by Cherien Dabis ; a First Generation Films production [and others] ; produced by Christina Piovesan ; producer, Paul Barkin.
Publication New York, N.Y. : Virgil Films Entertainment : Made available by OverDrive, [2010]
Copyright date ©2010
Description video file
Call # eVIDEO
System Req Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Requires OverDrive Media Console 2.0 or later (file size: 499398 KB).
Note A downloadable video file.
Title from: Title details screen (viewed on March 12, 2010).
Cast Nisreen Faour, Hiam Abbass, Alia Shawkat, Melkar Muallem.
Credits Director of photography, Tobias Datum ; editor, Keith Reamer ; music, Kareem Roustom.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 2009.
Audience Age group: PG-13.
Summary Muna Farah, a Palestinian single mom, struggles to maintain her optimistic spirit in the daily grind of intimidating West Bank checkpoints, the constant nagging of a controlling mother, and the haunting shadows of a failed marriage. Everything changes one day when she receives a letter informing her that her family has been granted a U.S. green card, and she moves with her teenage son to small town Illinois.
Access Digital content provided by OverDrive; access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions.
Note Chiefly in Arabic with English subtitles, and some English.
Subject Single mothers -- Drama.
Mothers and sons -- Drama.
Palestinian Arabs -- United States -- Drama.
Immigrants -- United States -- Drama.
Arab American families -- Drama.
Arab American women -- Drama.
West Bank -- Drama.
Illinois -- Drama.
Genre Feature films -- United States.
Feature films -- Canada.
Arabic language films.
Downloadable video collection.
Addl. Author Dabis, Cherien, 1976-
Piovesan, Christina.
Barkin, Paul.
Faour, Nisreen, 1972-
Abbass, Hiam.
Shawkat, Alia, 1989-
Muallem, Melkar.
National Geographic Entertainment (Firm)
Image Nation (Firm)
Virgil Films.
Levantine Entertainment (Firm)
Maximum Film International (Firm)
First Generation Films.
OverDrive, Inc.
Related To Original (OCoLC)476895725

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