Tag: Yousef Elhaj

Corner Store: Documentary Explores Community Hub and Home

Corner Store: Documentary Explores Community Hub and Home

| September 24, 2011 | 1 Comment

The Corner Store, airing Sunday on KQED, follows one Palestinian shopkeeper’s story of sadness and sacrifice to secure a better life for his family in the United States.

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KQED’s Forum: ‘Corner Store’

KQED’s Forum: ‘Corner Store’

| September 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

Like many corner stores, Yousef Elhaj’s San Francisco shop is the nucleus of the neighborhood. The documentary “Corner Store” — produced and directed by one of Elhaj’s customers — follows the Palestinian immigrant’s efforts to make a success of his small business as he tries to reunite with his wife and children.

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