The Resource 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, (videorecording)

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, (videorecording)

Label
Amreeka
Title
Amreeka
Statement of responsibility
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
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
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
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
Rating: PG-13; for brief drug use involving teens and some language
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.A47 2009
PerformerNote
Nisreen Faour, Melkar Muallem, Hiam Abbass, Alia Shawkat, Joseph Ziegler, Yussef Abu Warda
Runtime
96
Technique
live action
Label
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, (videorecording)
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/grt670666d.gif
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Special features: "Make a wish" - a short film from director Cherien Dabis; deleted scenes; outakes
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocn476895725
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (96 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
829567066621
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
670666
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)476895725
System details
DVD, widescreen, Dolby digital; coded for all regions
Video recording format
DVD
Label
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, (videorecording)
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/grt670666d.gif
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Special features: "Make a wish" - a short film from director Cherien Dabis; deleted scenes; outakes
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocn476895725
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (96 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
829567066621
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
670666
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)476895725
System details
DVD, widescreen, Dolby digital; coded for all regions
Video recording format
DVD

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