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Becoming American

Author: WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Iris Film and Video.; New Day Films.
Publisher: Franklin Lakes, N.J. : New Day Films, 1983.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : U-matic   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Documents the adaptation of a Hmong refugee family from northern Laos to life in America, where everything is culturally alien and everyone is a stranger. Incorporates archival footage of the family's heritage into poignant views of the daily encounters that the members have with foreign obstacles.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Iris Film and Video.; New Day Films.
OCLC Number: 10674363
Notes: Title from data sheet.
Intended audience: Ages 14 through adults.
Issued also in longer version (58 min.).
Issued also as motion picture.
Credits: Director, Ken Levine.
Description: 1 videocassette (30 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. + 1 guide.
Details: VHS format.
Responsibility: WNET/13 ; [produced by] Iris Film and Video ; producers, Ken Levine and Ivory Waterworth Levine.

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Documents the adaptation of a Hmong refugee family from northern Laos to life in America, where everything is culturally alien and everyone is a stranger. Incorporates archival footage of the family's heritage into poignant views of the daily encounters that the members have with foreign obstacles.

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