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Home to the largest mosque in North America, Dearborn has been thrown into conflict about fear, ideology and identity politics the last year. Simultaneously a sleepy affluent suburb and the subject of rumours around Isis terror cells and sharia law, it is a place of apparent contradictions.

The documentary Dearborn, Michigan takes us into the lives of five very different citizens who have been caught in the crossfire, from Muslims to Christians, citizen militias and young university graduates. For all, their American identity is paramount. As they grapple with questions of religion, race and class, do these separate communities have more in common than they realise?

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