Director: Usama Alshaibi
Production Year: 2013
Runtime: 60 minutes
Subjects: Documentary, American Studies, Cultural Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Race
Iraqi-American filmmaker Usama Alshaibi (Nice Bombs) shares his own story of experiencing racism in post-9/11 America. Showcasing the diversity of Arabs living in the United States, American Arab sparks a frank conversation about
identity and perception, and argues for giving people "the space to be complicated."