Tribeca Film Festival exclusive: "Time For Ilhan"
Check out Salon's exclusive clip from the documentary "Time For Ilhan," about the inspiring, stereotype-busting refugee who is proving to be a rising political star. The film will make its world premiere on April 21 at the Tribeca Film Festival and M...
The film follows Omar, a young, hijab-wearing mother of three who takes on two formidable opponents in a highly contested race for a seat in the Minnesota State Legislature. Similar to the classic tale of David and Goliath, Omar, who is up against a 43-year incumbent, is the "outsider"- a Muslim, refugee, woman of color - who seeks to challenge the party's status quo while simultaneously defying the gender norms within her own Muslim community. The film is a new take on the old story of the Ameri
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