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The Resource Amreeka, a film by Cherien Dabis ; National Geographic Entertainment presents, (videorecording)

Amreeka, a film by Cherien Dabis ; National Geographic Entertainment presents, (videorecording)

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
  • National Geographic Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
96
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Palestinian Arabs
  • Immigrants
  • Arab American families
  • Arab American women
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Amreeka, a film by Cherien Dabis ; National Geographic Entertainment presents, (videorecording)
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
ocn476895725
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (96 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
DRAMA 791.4372 AMREEKA ; P ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; Col. ; D01Z ; YVN1001MW133 hmh.
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) 476895725
  • (Sirsi) 476895725
  • (OCoLC)476895725
System details
DVD, widescreen, Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Amreeka, a film by Cherien Dabis ; National Geographic Entertainment presents, (videorecording)
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
ocn476895725
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (96 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
DRAMA 791.4372 AMREEKA ; P ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; Col. ; D01Z ; YVN1001MW133 hmh.
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) 476895725
  • (Sirsi) 476895725
  • (OCoLC)476895725
System details
DVD, widescreen, Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD

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