Hmong musicians in America : interactions with three generations of Hmong Americans 1978-1996

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  • Creator as told by Amy Catlin ; [produced and directed] by Amy Catlin and Nazir Jairazbhoy ; written, edited, and narrated by Amy Catlin
  • Format Videos, Slides, Films
  • Contributors
  • Publication [General documentary edition]. Van Nuys, CA : APSARA Media for Intercultural Education, [1997] ©1997
  • Physical Details
    • 1 videodisc (approximately 58 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in
  • ISBNs 188051933X, 9781880519332
  • OCLC ocn430051060
  • Credits
    • Camera by Jeannie Myers, Ralph Rugoff, Peter O'Neill, Nazir Jairazbhoy, and Amy Catlin ; musicians, Song Vue Chang, Chia Chu Kue, Doua Her, Pa Xoua Her, Neng Yang, Chue Chang, Boua Xou Mua, May Vue, Xia Moua, Shur Vang Vangyi, Vang Peng Yang, and others


  • The program recounts the social and musical history of the Hmong from China to Laos to America, using maps, Hmong drawings and embroideries, archival photographs, and interviews. Footage shot in Laos and America shows Hmong events including New Year Festivals, courtship ballgames, and a funeral.


  • DVD.
  • Narrated in English; with English subtitles translating song texts.
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