Film Information



Dec 18 - Dec 20, 2009

Directed by Cherien Dabis
Rated PG-13, 96 min.

Underwritten by Tesch Law Offices

This is an endearing story of a Palestinian single mother who emigrates with her son from Jerusalem to Chicago and has to deal with the inevitable struggles adapting to a new culture. This humorous and poignant film reminds us of the pull that America has for people around the world and the difficulties and challenges that await the new arrivals.

A slice of American life?nuanced, engaging and authentically observed. - USA Today

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The Park City Film Series is a nonprofit organization presenting the best of independent feature, documentary, world and local cinema. Our mission is to create community through film.