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Amreeka [videorecording] / a film by Cherien Dabis ; National Geographic Entertainment presents.


  • DVD DVD
  • Description: 1 videodisc (96 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Virgil Films, 2009.

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0 current holds with 8 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gordon College 3rd Floor Hallway DVD DVD PN 1997 .A52 2009 (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

General Note: Special features: featurette; blooper reel; deleted scenes.
Title from container.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Screenplay, Cherien Dabis ; producer, Paul Barkin ... [et al.] ; music, Kareem Roustom ; cinematography, Tobias Datum ; editor, Keith Reamer.
Participant or Performer Note: Hiam Abbass.
Nisreen Faour, Melkar Muallem, Hiam Abbass, Alia Shawkat.
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.
Target Audience Note: Rating: PG-13; for brief drug use involving teens and some language.
System Details Note: DVD, widescreen, Dolby digital.
Dabis, Cherien (Author of screenplay). Faour, Nisreen (Actor). Muallem, Melkar (Actor). Abbass, Hiam. (Actor). Virgil Films (Firm) (Added Author).

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