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America; I Too (2017)

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Three arrested and detained undocumented immigrants must navigate the system to fight impending deportation. America; I Too, stars Academy Award nominee Barkhad Abdi and features the music of Grammy winners Quetzal.

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Anike Tourse

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Anike Tourse
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Barkhad Abdi ... Ahmed
Jose Diaz ... Manuel
Linda Yim Linda Yim ... Myeong
Aaron Anastasi ... Police Officer Adams
Jailene Arias Jailene Arias ... Maya
Michelle Azar ... Judge Aaron
Richard Azurdia ... Ice Officer Martinez
Sara Castro ... Maria
Anthony Chiles Anthony Chiles ... ICE Officer Williams
Y'Dhanna Daniels Y'Dhanna Daniels ... ICE Officer Franks
Keston John ... ICE Officer Michaels
Norm Johnson ... Inmate Librarian Ade Akionla
Benjamin Keller ... Garment Factory Supervisor
Angie Kim ... Jin-Kyong
Kent McGuire Kent McGuire ... Police Officer Smith
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Three arrested and detained undocumented immigrants must navigate the system to fight impending deportation. America; I Too, stars Academy Award nominee Barkhad Abdi and features the music of Grammy winners Quetzal. Closed captioning available in Spanish, Korean, simple Chinese, Haitian-Creole, Vietnamese, and Brazilian-Portuguese. Written by Anike Tourse

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Three arrested and detained undocumented immigrants must navigate the system to fight impending deportation. Starring Academy Award nominee Barkhad Abdi.

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Jose Diaz plays Cody in Fist Fight (2017) the 2017 feature that stars Ice Cube and Charlie Day. Diaz first met Day on the set of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005) in 2013. See more »

Quotes

Manuel: That's why we gotta fight your case!
Ahmed: What case?
Manuel: Let's go to the Law library to figure it out.
Ahmed: For what?
Manuel: So you can learn about your case. Don't just take the deportation when you don't even understand your situation.
Ahmed: I understand my situation. Look man, I am not like you. No one gives a shit that I'm in here.
Manuel: Look, my lawyer's coming, you should try to talk to her because if you don't defend yourself, no one will.
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Spin-off America's Family (2020) See more »

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America; I Too
26 July 2018 | by jth-72697See all my reviews

This film is excellent at addressing the crisis of immigration. Highly recommend


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6 March 2017 (USA) See more »

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