The film is nominated for best feature, best first screenplay and best female lead.
Amreeka is a universal journey into the lives of a family of immigrants and first-generation teenagers caught between their heritage and the new world in which they now live and the bittersweet search for a place to call home.
The award-winning film was shot in Winnipeg and Ramallah, Palestine. Liz Jarvis was co-producer on the project.
The awards will be handed out Friday March 5, 2010 in Los Angeles.
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