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Abdul for Michigan Documentary Project

A film by Brittany Huckabee and Joshua Seftel

Can he become the first Muslim governor in U.S. history?

This feature-length documentary film follows the journey of Abdul El-Sayed, a 33-year-old American Muslim doctor who decided to risk it all by running for governor of Michigan, a state key to Donald Trump’s stunning victory.

With exclusive behind-the-scenes access along with full editorial control, the documentary tracks the campaign through triumph, disappointment and danger as Abdul and his team try to reshape the public imagination of what’s possible in American politics.

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