Wait a minute. Did I just see Maeby from “Arrested Development” ???
Wait a minute. Did I just see Maeby from "Arrested Development" ???
Yes, it was half-Iraqi (Kurdish) actress Alia Shawkat in Amreeka, the film that opened New Directors/New Films this evening. The comedy is loosely based on the Arab-American family of director Cherien Dabis.
03-25-09: Cherien Dabis, director of Amreeka, at MoMA’s fabulous Middle Eastern-themed ND/NF reception