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American Arab: Followed by Skype Discussion with Director Usama Alshaibi

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

AMERICAN ARAB still 12

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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Organizer

Bright Lights Film Series
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www.emerson.edu/brightlights

Venue

Bright Family Screening Room
559 Washington Street
Boston, 02116
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