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Poet Against Prejudice

Season 1 Episode 4 | 26m 46s

Moving to a new country was challenging for Faiza Almontaser, a 17-year-old from New York City, who immigrated with her family to the US from Yemen when she was in middle school. Mentored by the legendary pioneer of direct cinema, Albert Maysles, Faiza’s film documents her courageous and inspiring journey from victim to activist. Check local listings.

Aired: 02/21/16

Expires: 02/22/20

Rating: NR

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Distributed nationally by American Public Television.