EAST COAST PREMIERE
THE CITIZEN (US, 2012; 99 min.)
Director: Sam Kadi
An Arab immigrant wins the American green card lottery and arrives in New York City on September 10, 2001.
Yearning to leave behind his life
of misfortune in the Middle East, Ibrahim Jarrah wins the US Green Card
lottery for a chance to become an American citizen. But the events of
the September 11 terrorist attacks forever change the country he has
landed in, and shape the struggles he faces on his journey to capture
the American dream.
Cast: Khaled Nabawy, Agnes Bruckner, Rizwan Manji, William Atherton, Cary Elwes
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