Hoping to start life anew, West Bank single mom Farah (Nisreen Faour) is delighted when she receives permission to bring her teenage son (Melkar Muallem) into "Amreeka" (Palestinian for "America"), where she has extended family members. However, once she arrives in the U.S., she finds it difficult to obtain sustaining employment and is faced with intolerance on the eve of the 2003 American invasion of Iraq. Hiam Abbass, Alia Shawkat co-star. 96 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; deleted scenes; outtakes; bonus short "Make A Wish" (2006).