Best of the Chicago Underground Film Festival

American Arab

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In Kartemquin's American Arab, 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.


There will be a live Q&A with Usama Alshaibi on Tuesday August 4th at 7 PM CST.


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  • Year
    2014
  • Runtime
    0:58:15
  • Language
    English
  • Country
    United States
  • Filmmaker
    Usama Alshaibi