In the weeks before the election of Donald Trump in 2016, a young, politically liberal, Iraqi, Muslim immigrant struggles to find her footing in a neighborhood of well-to-do, politically conservative, Iraqi, Christians while battling her family’s fears of deprivation and demands of loyalty to Muslim traditions.
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The first Iraqi-American narrative film led by a creative team from the community being portrayed, specifically a female writer/director and female leading cast.
أول فيلم روائي عراقي أميركي ، لكاتبه / مخرجة ، وانثى تقود البطولة
Pomegranate Pictures, LL is owned and managed by the Director/Writer Weam Namou. She is working together in association with Executive Producer, Scott Rosenfelt, and Buffalo 8 Productions (Santa Monica, CA) to produce the movie.
Pomegranate, the novel, was released in February 2021
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