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.
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
BUDGET: Moderate Low Budget SAG
WRITER/DIRECTOR: Weam Namou (IMDB, Personal 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 (IMDB, Personal Website) COMPOSER: James Stonehouse (Website)