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My Identity - An American Teenager Converts to Islam
My Identity - An American Teenager Converts to Islam
2016
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Ashley, a young Native-American Caucasian girl, converts to Islam in hopes of finding structure in a life where it never existed. Surrounded by drugs and alcohol, at age 8 Ashley becomes a ward of the state. She is separated from her brother and shuffled between the homes of extended family members where she bares witness to prostition, drug dealing and her own mother’s overdose.. As a teenager Ashley seeks stability and unexpectedly finds it in the muslim hip-hop community. Ashley is drawn to the restrictions of the Islamic faith and believes these will prevent her from following in her family’s footsteps. But this newfound stability is also the cause of a growing rift between herself and her estranged brother..
AUTHOR:
Idesygn Creative (Firm), distributorKanopy (Firm), distributor
Imprint:
Idesygn Creative, 2016.[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2016.
Collation:
1 online resource (streaming video file) (11 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
Notes:
In Process Record.Title from title frames.FilmOriginally produced by Idesygn Creative in 2016.In English
System details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language:
English
Index terms:
DocumentariesIndigenous Studies
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
WebEmoviesSTREAMINGcheck availability online (Set: 18 Apr 2018)
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