Norah Shapiro
Time For Ilhan (working title)

Norah Shapiro, Minnesota, received $30,000 to support Time for Ilhan (working title), a documentary telling the story of rising political star Ilhan Omar, a liberal, Hijab-wearing Somali-American immigrant mother of 3. She battles a white female 43–year incumbent as well as a male Somali contender for a hotly contested seat in the Minnesota State Legislature to become the first Muslim African-Immigrant woman elected to state office in the United States.

About this grant

Year
2016
Discipline
Film and Video
Grant Program
Minnesota Film and Video
Location
Minnesota

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