American East (Widescreen)

American East (Widescreen)
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: R
  • Closed captioning available
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 51 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2007
  • Label: MGM (Video & DVD)
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • NTSC
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Surround 5.1 - English
    • Subtitles - English - Optional
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Performers, Cast and Crew:

Starring , , , , &
Directed by

Product Description:

Two Arab-American entrepreneurs open up an authentic Middle Eastern restaurant to their Los Angeles neighbors in this topical, timely drama highlighting the misconceptions and wrong-headed suspicions many Americans have of their fellow citizens. Tony Shalhoub co-stars in this feature debut from director Hesham Issawi.

Product Description:

A timely, poignant drama about Arab-Americans living in post-9/11 Los Angeles, American East examines long-held misunderstandings about Arabic and Islamic culture. Since the attacks, the Arab community has bore the burden of racial discrimination as many Americans have used their cultural ignorance to label a segment of the U.S. population that most Americans know nothing about, but who are of particular interest to them. The story highlights the stereotypes given to many Arab-Americans and acts as an explosive reminder of the current pressures under which Muslims live.

Source: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Plot Keywords:

Los Angeles, California | Muslim

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Product Info:

  • Sales Rank: 85,876
  • UPC: 883904122869
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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