HAMTRAMCK, USA

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Showings

Online Screening Wed, Nov 11 12:00 PM
This film will be available to stream only in the US and US territories.
Film Details
Country:USA
Year:2020
Running Time:82
Language:English, Arabic
Director:Justin Feltman, Razi Jafri
Executive Producer:Doug Blush
Producer:Justin Feltman, Razi Jafri; Associate Producer: Edgar Momplaisir, Vivekanand Palavali
Editor:Luther Clement-Lam
Cinematographer:Petter Dahlgren, Viviana Gold, Samantha Ogletree, Nathan Rockwell, Lauren Santucci
Composer:Colleen Burke
Website:https://www.hamtramckdocumentary.com
DOC NYC
Event Years:2020
Festival Section:American Perspectives
Film Genres:Muslim
Politics
Religion
South Asian
Closed Captioning

Description

Formerly a solid Polish Catholic town, Hamtramck, MI is America’s first majority Muslim city. During one election cycle, popular incumbent Karen Majewski faces Muslim challenger Mohammed Hassan for mayor, and the typically harmonious, culturally commingling community begins to split along ethnic lines. Going behind the scenes of small-town politics to explore the beauty and challenges that come with multiculturalism, Razi Jafri and Justin Feltman’s film is a heartwarming reminder that civility and respect can coexist in our political races.

This film has English language closed captioning available.  For more information about closed captions and accessibility at DOC NYC, please click here.

Included with the screening ticket is an exclusive pre-recorded Q&A with Director/Producer Justin Feltman, Co-director/Co-producer Razi Jafri, immediately following the film.