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Broken Dreams – Overview

BrokenDreams PosterBroken Dreams delves into questions about the disappearance of young Somali men from Minneapolis, Minnesota, home to the nation’s largest Somali immigrant population. Families and community members were shocked to learn that many of these bright young men had returned to Somalia to fight for Al-Shabab, the terrorist group linked to Al-Qaida. Questions abound about assimilation, allegiance, and identity. Premered 2011, It’s Fathia Absie’s first film.