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A Son's Sacrifice

New York Premiere

USA | 27 MINUTES | English |


A Son's Sacrifice follows the journey of Imran, a young American Muslim who struggles to take over his father's halal slaughterhouse in Queens. A first-generation American, Imran must confront his mixed heritage and gain acceptance from his father's immigrant community at the traditional storefront slaughterhouse. On the holiest day of the year, Imran must lead a sacrifice that will define him as a Muslim, as an American, and as a son.


Directed by Yoni Brook

YONI BROOK is an independent filmmaker and photojournalist in New York City. Brook has worked for The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Seattle Times, and The (Memphis) Commercial Appeal. Brook's work from inside the World Trade Center site on 9/11 received photojournalism's highest honors at the Pictures of the Year International and the Best of Photojournalism competitions. A Son's Sacrifice was selected for an Open Call production license and will air nationally on PBS.