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Dollars and Dreams: West Africans in New York

Author: Jeremy Rocklin; Abdel Kader Ouedraogo; Kanopy (Firm)
Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dollars and Dreams is a documentary film focused on the pursuits and challenges of numerous West African immigrants as they confront the idea of the American Dream and the reality of the New York experience. Including additional perspective from scholars, authors, and community leaders, the film creates a vibrant portrait of African achievement throughout the city, while exploring the complicated issues African  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Rocklin; Abdel Kader Ouedraogo; Kanopy (Firm)
OCLC Number: 897771557
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Title from title frames.
Event notes: Originally produced by Documentary Educational Resources in 2007.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 56 min.)
Responsibility: by Jeremy Rocklin.
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Dollars and Dreams is a documentary film focused on the pursuits and challenges of numerous West African immigrants as they confront the idea of the American Dream and the reality of the New York experience. Including additional perspective from scholars, authors, and community leaders, the film creates a vibrant portrait of African achievement throughout the city, while exploring the complicated issues African immigrants face as they balance their deep connections to Africa and their enthusiastic commitments to America.

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