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Before the 11th of September, 2001, ten-year-old Yasin and his Jordanian parents led a perfectly normal life in Southern California. But after the attacks on the World Trade Center, their lives change dramatically: Yasin's father is arrested during a dawn raid on their home, and Yasin finds himself the victim of harassment at school, where he is branded a "terrorist's" son. It is not easy for Yasin to have faith in his father's innocence, or to combat the prejudice facing Muslim immigrants in the USA.

USA 2006, 13 min


Betty Lee Kim


Nicolas Khayyat
David Mersault
Anna Khaja

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USC University Of Southern California Max Kade Institute