Direction and Camera by Abdirahman Abdi
Editing by Peter Rhodes
Additional Sound by Mubarak Muwonge Nsamba
English and Somali, English subtitles
A Somali family escaped the conflict of their home country. Now they navigate a conflict between parents and teenagers – one trying to fit in to their adopted inner-city American culture and the other trying to hold on to their Somali traditions.
Emigrated from Somalia in 2007, now living in Roxbury, MA
Abdirahman is a budding photographer and videographer studying media communication and sociology. He came to America as a young boy and has remained active in his local and Somali community. He has volunteered his time and multi-media productions skills to advance the work of the Somali Development Center and the North American Somali Students Union.
New Immigrant and Refugee Visions (NIRV) is a collection of documentary films produced by Community Supported Film and made by new immigrants. Their films provide a unique insider perspective on the integration challenges faced by immigrants and the contributions they make to our culture, economy and social fabric. The filmmakers made these short films to engage communities in dialogue about immigrants and immigration in the United States. CSFilm: csfilm.org/
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