Dollars and dreams : West Africans in New York

Rocklin, Jeremy

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  • Creator by Jeremy Rocklin
  • Format Videos, Slides, Films
  • Contributors
  • Publication Watertown, Mass. : Documentary Educational Resources, 2007.
  • Physical Details
    • 1 streaming video file (56 min.)
  • OCLC ocn701798192


  • 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.


  • Title from resource description page (viewed Dec. 23, 2010).
  • Previously released on DVD.
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