Time For Ilhan

2018 – USA – English – 89 minutes

Ilhan Omar is a woman; Ilhan Omar is an immigrant from Somalia; Ilhan Omar is muslim and wears a hijab; Ilhan Omar has a past involving personal scandal; Ilhan Omar is running for elected office in the US. If you think she doesn’t have a chance to win, that just means that you have not yet met this smart, charismatic, determined, savvy community organizer and politician. This film, thanks to its incredible access, tells her unforgettable story of battling to make a difference in the face of bigotry, sexism, nativism and yes, even personal scandal. This is must see viewing for anyone interested in the changing the status quo and/or witnessing the rise of national and even international political force. 

Official Selection: Tribeca Film Festival, Hot Docs.

Rights Available: Worldwide ex US, Middle East.