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Author Rocklin, Jeremy.

Title Dollars and dreams : West Africans in New York / by Jeremy Rocklin
Published Watertown, Mass. : Documentary Educational Resources, 2007
Online access available from:
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (56 min.)
Series Ethnographic video online, volume 1
Summary 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
Notes Previously released on DVD
Title from resource description page (viewed Dec. 23, 2010)
Event Recorded in New York, NY
Subject West Africans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Economic conditions.
West Africans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form Documentary
Video recordings.
Form Streaming video
Author Ouedraogo, Abdel Kader.