Stacks Image 468

America is a groundbreaking coming-of-age screenplay about young Arab-Americans which opens a hilarious window onto this little known sector of the American population.

The film is being produced by Academy Award winning producer,
Mark Johnson and the legendary casting director/producer, Lou DigiaimoAmerica will be their second producing collaboration - Donnie Brasco being their first.

Interviewed by industry magazine
Variety, Mr. Johnson compared America to - Diner, his first producing credit, calling it the “Arab-American Diner.”  When asked by Variety what project he believed was his next Oscar contender - Mark Johnson cited America as his pick.

The screenplay was written by
Isa Totah, Will Potter and Eric Matheny.

This is a chance to give a voice to a vibrant and thriving part of our country that is still little understood by most Americans.  Many films that explore foreign cultures become caught up in how we differ from them, but this film shows how much we all have in common.”

Mark Johnson