Posts Tagged ‘immigrants’

both/and

• Jun 21st, 2012 • Category: FilmPage, Home Page, Institutional

Description:   A semi-autobiographical short video play by Jamil Khoury, both/and disrupts the dictates of “either/or” and “us vs. them,” imagining identities that are holistic and non-fragmented. In both/and, the characters of Jamil, Arab Man, and Gay Man explore and explode the constructed boundaries between American and Arab, Arab American and gay, for-profit and not-for-profit, […]



Not Quite White

• Jun 4th, 2012 • Category: FilmPage, Home Page, Institutional

Description:   Inspired by Jamil Khoury’s short play WASP: White Arab Slovak Pole, Not Quite White: Arabs, Slavs, and the Contours of Contested Whiteness is a thought-provoking documentary that explores the complicated relationship of Arab and Slavic immigrants to American notions of whiteness. The film integrates scenes from WASP alongside interviews with Arab American and […]