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The New Americans [videorecording] / Active Voice and Kartemquin Films.

Publication:
[San Francisco, Calif.] : Active Voice, [c2004].
Format/Description:
Video
3 videodiscs (ca. 167 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Immigrants -- Cultural assimilation.
Assimilation (Sociology)
Emigration and immigration.
United States -- Emigration and immigration.
Dominicans (Dominican Republic) -- Cultural assimilation -- United States.
Nigerians -- United States -- Cultural assimilation.
Palestinian Arabs -- United States -- Cultural assimilation.
East Indians -- Cultural assimilation -- United States.
Mexicans -- United States -- Cultural assimilation.
Form/Genre:
Educational films.
Documentary films.
System Details:
DVD.
Summary:
Depicts the journey of 5 families from their homes in the Dominican Republic, Nigeria, the Israeli-occupied West Bank, Mexico and India to new lives in the United States. Each module contains excerpts from the 7 hour PBS mini-series.
Contents:
Building bridges
Finding communities
Supporting families.
Notes:
Title from container.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Anne and Joseph Trachtman Memorial Book Fund.
Contributor:
Active Voice (Organization) , Producer
Kartemquin Films. , Producer
Anne and Joseph Trachtman Memorial Book Fund.
Contains:
Building bridges.
Finding community.
Supporting families.
OCLC:
54907985
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