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Accept the Call

06/16/19 | 5:30 PM

Francesca Beale Theatre

144 W 65th St Map

212-875-5610

$10 and up


16-06-2019 12:00:00 16-06-2019 12:00:00 America/New_York Accept the Call | 5:30 PM Twenty-five years after Yusuf Abdurahman left Somalia as a refugee to begin his life anew in Minnesota, his worst fear is realized when his 19-year-old-son Zacharia is arrested in an FBI counterterrorism sting operation. Through the eyes of a father striving to understand why his young son would leave his American life behind to attempt to join a terrorist organization in a foreign country, Accept the Call explores racism and prejudice against immigrants, the rise of targeted recruitment by radicalized groups, and the struggles of Muslim youth growing up in the U.S. today. This intimate film captures the story of this father and son attempting to mend their relationship after breaking each other's hearts. http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=384811 Francesca Beale Theatre Francesca Beale Theatre

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Twenty-five years after Yusuf Abdurahman left Somalia as a refugee to begin his life anew in Minnesota, his worst fear is realized when his 19-year-old-son Zacharia is arrested in an FBI counterterrorism sting operation. Through the eyes of a father striving to understand why his young son would leave his American life behind to attempt to join a terrorist organization in a foreign country, Accept the Call explores racism and prejudice against immigrants, the rise of targeted recruitment by radicalized groups, and the struggles of Muslim youth growing up in the U.S. today. This intimate film captures the story of this father and son attempting to mend their relationship after breaking each other's hearts.

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