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Title A.k.a. Don Bonus / producer/director, Spencer Nakasako ; co-director, Sokly "Don Bonus" Ny
Published San Francisco, CA : Center for Asian American Media, 1995
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (56 minutes)
Summary After escaping the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia, the Ny family became one of thousands of refugees faced with resettlement in the U.S. Their lives unfold through the lens of this stirring video diary. As 18-year-old Sokly Ny (Don Bonus) struggles to graduate from high school, his family is harassed in the housing projects, his eldest brother cannot fill a dead father's shoes and his youngest brother ends up in a youth prison. Sokly shares these experiences, his personal feelings and his hopes as the year progresses. Ultimately, A.K.A DON BONUS becomes a story of triumph and survival from the perspective of one of America’s newest arrivals
Notes Title from resource description page (viewed November 06, 2015)
In English
Subject Ny, Sokly.
Cambodian Americans -- California -- San Francisco.
Cambodians -- California -- San Francisco.
High school seniors -- California -- San Francisco.
Immigrants -- California -- San Francisco.
Refugees -- California -- San Francisco.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Video recordings.
Form Streaming video
Author Nakasako, Spencer, director, producer
Ny, Sokly, director, cinematographer
Center for Asian American Media, production company