Dream in American is a feature length ensemble drama that follows the journeys of several immigrants in NYC as they pursue their personal American dreams.

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Lubembe
Sansan Fibri ...
Jeanne
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Alex (as Jilon Ghai)
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Lyuba
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Solange
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Hassan
Joshua Wheeler ...
Josh
Sana Etoile ...
Manaar
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Sasho
Philip M. Cohen ...
Harry (as Philip Cohen)
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Petar
Nadia Hadad ...
Suhair
Clark Koelsch ...
Nick
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Esteban
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Darleen
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Dream in American is a feature length, character driven, ensemble drama. In the spirit of Magnolia, Crash and Babel, it tells the intertwined stories of four immigrants to NYC who learn that the American Dream comes with a price. That price is the sacrifices each of them is faced with making relating to their past, heritage and culture in the pursuit of their dreams. An aspiring dancer, fresh off the boat from Bulgaria is taken under the wing of a French-Israeli choreographer battling cancer. She is finally empowered to take a stance against her abusive Bulgarian rock star boyfriend and sees her dream through. A Jordanian Muslim doctor, secretly leading a gay relationship with an American, is surprised with a visit from his Jordanian fiancée. He painfully juggles the two opposing worlds until he is pressed in all directions to make a choice. A hard working widower and father from the Ivory Coast is at odds with his troubled teenage daughter who takes desperate measures to try to fit ... Written by Sansan Fibri

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