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When We Were Syrian: Early Lebanese in Indianapolis
In a self-narrative search, filmmaker Josh Chitwood pieces together his fragmented Syrian-Lebanese heritage in Indianapolis. In his findings, he explores the ingredients of his own family’s identity and discovers the assimilating tale of early Arabs in America.
Written and directed by Josh Chitwood.
Produced by Josh Chitwood and Morgan Chitwood.
Cast includes Louise Freije Burgett, Ronald Ellis, Bob Keller, and Charles Freije.