Ashley Rodholm

Square "Yassin Falafel"


Yassin Falafel

Square – Documentary

After leaving Syria as a refugee, Yassin "Falafel" landed in Knoxville, TN. With a small dream to bring the flavors of his country to his newfound home, he started selling falafel and worked to open his own restaurant. Through his business, he sends a resounding message that transcends all dividing lines.

This is the first film in a series – For Every Dream – exploring America through the lens of small business for Square.



A Collaboration with Even/Odd & Square
Director: Mohammad Gorjestani
Creative Director: Malcolm Pullinger
Executive Producers: Malcolm Pullinger &
          Mohammad Gorjestani
Producer: Ashley Rodholm
Head of Production: Justin Lomax
Series Creative Director: Sean Conroy
Director of Photography: Devin Whetstone
Editor: Carl Sturgess
Composer: Keith Kenniff
Sound Design & Mix: Joe Raabe