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Rana and Mahdi

Rana and Mahdi


Rana and Mahdi


Short documentary. From Dearborn, Michigan, the largest Arab-American community in the country, comes a story of two tenacious athletes. Rana is a star player on Fordson High School’s basketball team and an inspiration to the young women of her community. Mahdi endures separation from his family as he pursues his dream of playing D1 football, winning a walk-on offer to play for the University of Michigan.

Released in partnership with Booooooom TV.

Official Selection: Michael Moore’s Traverse City Film Festival, Arab Film Festival, Twin Cities Arab Film Festival.

Director: Andy Madeleine
Director of Photography: Adam Rock  

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