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Nadia Hamzeh / Short Narrative / U.S.A. / 2009 / 18 min / Color / HDCAM / In English, Arabic / English, Arabic subtitles / Middle East Premiere
Rated: Suitable for all audiences ages 4 and up.

Synopsis

Cultural conflicts over marriage, immigration and sexuality are lampooned in the story of Noura, an Arab girl in the U.S. who pretends to be married to her gay friend Daniel so she can obtain a green card and stay in America. Everything seems to be going well until her conservative and overbearing father makes a surprise visit.

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About the Director

Nadia Hamzeh
Hamzeh received a degree in acting from the Academy of Dramatic Arts in her hometown of Damascus, then moved to America and earned her masters degree in directing from Chapman University. This year, Nadia won a student Emmy® for best comedy from the American Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for her film "Fiasco."

Credits

Director
Nadia Hamzeh
Screenwriter
Nadia Hamzeh
Producer
Nadia Hamzeh
Editor
Felipe Cagno
Production Designer
Jeanine Nicholas
Music
Jeff Shiffman
Cinematographer
George Dickson
Cast
Nadia Hamzeh, Navid Negahban, Chris Payne, David Mate, Melissa Labatut, Dominic Conti

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