Here is the line-up of possible books and movies to choose for our club meetings. Please note that the bolded book/movies are the ones we have already discuessed. Sound in on any you know of and can share some information on.

Movie List

  1.  America, America
  2. A Day without Mexicans
  3. An American Tail
  4. Crossing Delancey (maybe)
  5. Dirty Pretty Things, October 24th, 2006
  6. El Norte
  7. Everything Is Illuminated  – June 14, 2006
  8. In America (movie about a newly immigrated Irish Family)
  9. Lost boys of Sudan (documentary)
  10. Moscow On The Hudson
  11. Number Our Days  (show after reading book- 28 minutes) 
  12. Terminal
  13. The House of Sand and Fog –August 23, 2006
  14. Dying to Get in*
  15. Chasing Freedom – January 30th, 2007
  16. Lilya 4- Ever – December 19th, 2006
  17. Russian Dolls
  18. My big fat Greek Wedding
  19. Fiddler on the Roof
  20. Sophie’s Choice
  21. Spanglish
  22. Bend it like Bekham
  23. Real women have curves
  24. Mississippi  Massalla

Book List

  1. Everything is Illuminated – Jonathan Safran Foer
  2. Flower Drum Song
  3. Forbidden Workers: Illegal Chinese Immigrants and American Labor By Peter Kwong
  4. Funny in Farsi : A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America
  5. Journey from the Land of No – Roya Hakakian
  6. Number Our Days (read with 28 min movie)
  7. The Chosen
  8. The House of Sand and Fog
  9. Tortilla Curtain – September 26th, 2006
  10. The Russian Debutante’s Handbook
  11. There are Jews in my House
  12. Absurdistan
  13. Adventures of Mottel: The Cantor’s Son by Sholem Aleichem*
  14. Yekl: a Tale of the New York Ghetto by Abraham Cahan*
  15. The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan*
  16. Foreigner by Nashid Rachlin
  17. Natasha – David Bezmozgis – July 19
  18. Interpreter of Maladies – Jumpa Lahiri
  19. The Namesake  – Jumpa Lahiri – November 21st, 2006
  20. Golden Country/Jennifer Gilmore
  21. The Rise of David Levinsky/Abraham Cahn
  22. The Spirit Catches You and You Fall/ Anne Fadiman


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