My American Girls: A Dominican Story (#1403)
In vivid verite detail, My American Girls: A Dominican Story captures the joys and struggles over a year in the lives of the Ortiz family, first generation immigrants from the Dominican Republic. Both funny and touching, Matthews' film captures the rewards - and costs - of pursuing the American dream. From hard-working parents who imagine retiring to their rural homeland to fast-tracking American-born daughters caught between their parent's values and their own, the film encompasses the contradictions of contemporary immigrant life. [56 minutes]
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