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S14 Ep3: My American Girls: A Dominican Story

  • Aired: 07/03/2001
  • 56:46
  • Expires: 01/30/2018
  • Rating: NR
In vivid vérité 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. Matthews' film captures the rewards — and costs — of pursuing the American dream.
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The film encompasses the contradictions of contemporary immigrant life.
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