Amreeka / National Geographic Entertainment presents a National Geographic/Imagenation Abu Dhabi release in association with Levantine Entertainment, a First Generation Films production, an Alcina Pictures/Buffalo Gal Pictures/Eagle Vision Media Group production, produced in association with Manitoba Film & Music, Rotana Studios and Showtime Arabia ; produced by Paul Barkin, Christina Provsan ; written and directed by Cherien Dabis

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Subjects: Palestinian Arabs--United States--Drama
Immigrants--United States--Drama
Arab American families--Drama
Arab American women--Drama
Feature films
Formats: Video Recording, DVD
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: English
Audience: Rating: PG-13; for brief drug use involving teens and some language
Published: [United States] : National Geographic Entertainment ; New York : Virgil Films, [2009]
LC Classification: P, PN
Physical Description: 1 videodisc (96 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Additional Authors: Author of screenplay : Dabis, Cherien
Actor : Faour, Nisreen
Actor : Muallem, Melkar
Actor : Abbass, Hiam
Virgil Films (Firm)
National Geographic Entertainment (Firm)
Notes: UPC: 829567066621
Videorecording number: 670666
DVD, widescreen, Dolby digital; coded for all regions
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Cast: Nisreen Faour, Melkar Muallem, Hiam Abbass, Alia Shawkat, Joseph Ziegler, Yussef Abu Warda
Credits: Director of photography, Tobias Datum ; editor, Keith Reamer ; music, Kareem Roustom
Rating: PG-13; for brief drug use involving teens and some language
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
Special features: "Make a wish" - a short film from director Cherien Dabis; deleted scenes; outakes
OCLC Number: 476895725
ISBN/ISSN: 8295670666
670666