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Logline: 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.

STATUS: Packaging
ERA/GENRE: 2016 / Dramedy
SETTING: Sterling Heights, Michigan (suburb of Detroit, Michigan)
DEMOGRAPHIC: 18 & Up, M & F

CONFLICT OF VALUES: Fear vs. Courage
MORAL PREMISE: Fear of reprisals leads to a dream’s death; but courage to confront threats leads to a dream’s success.
DISTRIBUTION: Domestic & International
LANGUAGE: English
BUDGET:  Moderate Low Budget SAG
WRITER/DIRECTOR: Weam Namou (IMDBPersonal Website)
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER SERVICES: Buffalo 8 (a Bondit Company)
CASTING DIRECTOR – PRODUCER: Sam Sako via Breakdown Services (SAG MLB). Press Release
DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPH: Kevin D. Hewitt (IMDBPersonal Website)   COMPOSER: James Stonehouse (Website)

Published by Weam Namou

Born in Baghdad to an ancient lineage called the Chaldeans, Weam Namou is an Eric Hoffer award-winning author of 13 books, an international award-winning filmmaker, journalist, poet, and an Ambassador for the Authors Guild of America [Detroit Chapter], the nation’s oldest and largest writing organization. She’s the founder of The Path of Consciousness, a spiritual and writing community, and Unique Voices in Films, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization. After receiving a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from Wayne State University, Namou traveled the world as she studied fiction and memoir through various correspondence courses, poetry in Prague through the University of New Orleans, and screenwriting at MPI (Motion Picture Institute of Michigan). She learned of ancient philosophies from Indian and Native American teachers, and most recently, from internationally bestselling author and mystic Lynn V. Andrews. www.weamnamou.com

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