The Resource Amreeka, 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...[et al.] production ; produced by Paul Barkin, Christina Provsan ; written and directed by Cherien Dabis, (videorecording DVD)

Amreeka, 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...[et al.] production ; produced by Paul Barkin, Christina Provsan ; written and directed by Cherien Dabis, (videorecording DVD)

Label
Amreeka
Title
Amreeka
Statement of responsibility
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...[et al.] production ; produced by Paul Barkin, Christina Provsan ; written and directed by Cherien Dabis
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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 a small town in Illinois
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Tobias Datum ; editor, Keith Reamer ; music, Kareem Roustom
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA Rating: PG-13; for brief drug use involving teens and some language
Language note
In Arabic and English ; closed captioned
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.A47 2009
PerformerNote
Nisreen Faour, Melkar Muallem, Hiam Abbass, Alia Shawkat, Joseph Ziegler, Yussef Abu Warda
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1976-
  • 1972-
  • 1989-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Dabis, Cherien
  • Faour, Nisreen
  • Muallem, Melkar
  • Abbass, Hiam
  • Shawkat, Alia
  • Ziegler, Joseph
  • Abu-Warda, Yussuf
  • Virgil Films (Firm)
  • National Geographic Entertainment (Firm)
  • Imagenation Abu Dhabi (Firm)
  • Levantine Entertainment (Firm)
  • First Generation Films (Firm)
Runtime
96
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Palestinian Arabs
  • Immigrants
  • Arab American families
  • Arab American women
  • West Bank
  • Illinois
Technique
live action
Label
Amreeka, 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...[et al.] production ; produced by Paul Barkin, Christina Provsan ; written and directed by Cherien Dabis, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • DVD release of the 2009 motion picture
  • Special features: "Make a wish" - a short film from director Cherien Dabis; deleted scenes; outakes
Control code
ocn476895725
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (96 min.)
Other control number
829567066621 (widescreen)
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
670666
System details
DVD ; all regions ; widescreen presentation ; Dolby digital
Label
Amreeka, 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...[et al.] production ; produced by Paul Barkin, Christina Provsan ; written and directed by Cherien Dabis, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • DVD release of the 2009 motion picture
  • Special features: "Make a wish" - a short film from director Cherien Dabis; deleted scenes; outakes
Control code
ocn476895725
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (96 min.)
Other control number
829567066621 (widescreen)
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
670666
System details
DVD ; all regions ; widescreen presentation ; Dolby digital

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