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American Arab: Followed by Skype Discussion with Director Usama Alshaibi

September 11, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Discussion with director via Skype will follow.
Sponsored by the Boston Palestine Film Festival and the United Nations Association of Greater Boston
Usama Alshaibi, 60 minutes, USA, 2013.
Iraqi-born Director Usama Alshaibi takes a provocative look at the contradictions of Arab identity in post 9/11 America, weaving his own life’s journey and “coming-of-Arab” experiences into the life stories of several diverse characters. Exploring the values, passions, and hopes of his fellow Arab-Americans, Usama tries to make peace with his conflicted chosen homeland.

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