PBS NewsHour

Netflix series based on Palestinian comic's life as refugee

Clip: 09/22/2022 | 7m 38s | Video has closed captioning.

The new Netflix comedy "Mo" is gaining acclaim for its portrayal of Arab American life rarely presented in popular culture. Mo Amer, the comedian who wrote and stars in the show, based it on his own story as a refugee in Houston. Jeffrey Brown talked to him for our arts and culture series, "CANVAS."

Aired: 09/22/22

Rating: NR

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