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My American girls : a Dominican story

Author: Aaron Matthews; Jennifer Mittelstadt; Filmakers Library, inc.
Publisher: New York, NY : Filmakers Library, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dominicans are New York's largest and fastest growing immigrant group. This film chronicles the lives of immigrants from the Dominican Republic to New York City through one family with three daughters. Each daughter is traveling down a different road as their mother, Sandra, struggles to do right by each of them, as they grapple with being a bicultural family while negotiating the hurdles of their adopted city.
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Aaron Matthews; Jennifer Mittelstadt; Filmakers Library, inc.
OCLC Number: 47689475
Credits: Producer/director/camera/editor, Aaron Matthews ; story, Jennifer Mittelstadt.
Performer(s): Antonia Ortiz [and others].
Description: 1 videocassette (52 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: by Aaron Matthews.

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Dominicans are New York's largest and fastest growing immigrant group. This film chronicles the lives of immigrants from the Dominican Republic to New York City through one family with three daughters. Each daughter is traveling down a different road as their mother, Sandra, struggles to do right by each of them, as they grapple with being a bicultural family while negotiating the hurdles of their adopted city.

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At its most basic, <i>My American Girls: A Dominican Story</i> is a cinema verité study of Sandra Ortiz, an immigrant from the Dominican Republic, her husband Bautista, and their three American-born daughters. But there is nothing basic about this documentary that works so well on so many levels....
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