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The Resource Amreeka., a film by Cherien Dabis ; National Geographic Entertainment presents

Amreeka., a film by Cherien Dabis ; National Geographic Entertainment presents

Label
Amreeka.
Title
Amreeka.
Statement of responsibility
a film by Cherien Dabis ; National Geographic Entertainment presents
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
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Screenplay, Cherien Dabis ; producer, Paul Barkin ... [et al.] ; music, Kareem Roustom ; cinematography, Tobias Datum ; editor, Keith Reamer
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
  • Hiam Abbass
  • Nisreen Faour, Melkar Muallem, Hiam Abbass, Alia Shawkat
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1976-
  • 1972-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Dabis, Cherien
  • Faour, Nisreen
  • Muallem, Melkar
  • Abbass, Hiam
  • Virgil Films
Runtime
96
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Palestinian Arabs
  • Immigrants
  • Arab American families
  • Arab American women
Technique
live action
Label
Amreeka., a film by Cherien Dabis ; National Geographic Entertainment presents
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Special features: featurette; blooper reel; deleted scenes
  • Title from container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1215702
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (96 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
829567066621
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
670666
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1215702
  • (Sirsi) 1215702
  • (OCoLC)476895725
System details
DVD, widescreen, Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Amreeka., a film by Cherien Dabis ; National Geographic Entertainment presents
Publication
Note
  • Special features: featurette; blooper reel; deleted scenes
  • Title from container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1215702
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (96 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
829567066621
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
670666
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1215702
  • (Sirsi) 1215702
  • (OCoLC)476895725
System details
DVD, widescreen, Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD

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