AmericanEast is a dramatic film about a widower, named Mustafa, who moves from Egypt to Los Angeles and opens up his own deli. Mustafa is desperately trying to raise his son according to Muslim beliefs but he finds himself battling negative influences from the neighborhood. Mustafa must also find a husband for his sister. He meets a Jewish man who wants to partner with him to open a new business. Mustafa must learn to reconcile his conservative, religious ways with survival in the new world.