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A Great Piece On Cherien Dabis and Arab-American Representation


Writer/Director/Actor Cherien Dabis (Amreeka, May In The Summer) is one of only a handful of voices that tell stories of the Arab/Arab-American experience in a way unforeseen. Her characters are people, not caricatures,not bigoted depictions. Good‘s Tasbeeh Herwees did this lovely profile on Dabis that talks about her films, her life, and her search to find self-reflection in a hostile climate of on-screen representation (American Sniper REALLY doesn’t help).

Read it here: http://magazine.good.is/features/cherien-dabis-arab-americans-in-hollywood