Box Office: $0.0M
PRINCIPAL CASTErick Avari, Ray Wise, Tony Shalhoub, Anthony Azizi, Sayed Badreya, Mike Batayeh, Tay Blessey, Faouzi Brahimi, Constance Zimmer, Michael Bretten, Tony Plana, Sammy Sheik
WRITERHesham Issawi, Sayed Badreya
American East is a timely, poignant drama about Arab-Americans living in post-9/11 Los Angeles. The story examines long-held misunderstandings about Arabic and Islamic culture, and puts a human face on a segment of the U.S. population whom most Americans know nothing about, but who today are of particular interest to them, either from curiosity or suspicion. The story highlights the pressures under which many Arab-Americans now live by focusing on the points-of-view of three main characters.
language, including some sexual references, and brief drug use