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Chinese-Americans : living in two worlds

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Alternate title:Living in two worlds
Road back home
Summary:A documentary about Ella, a young Chinese American woman, her siblings, and her parents. Ella is debating whether to begin her career after college in Manhattan or in Hong Kong. Ella discusses how she feels "too American to be Chinese and too Chinese to be an American." Follows Ella as she visits Hong Kong. Filmed in cinema verité style. Originally broadcast on the television program Nightline on July 15, 1999.
Provider:ABC News
Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Place of origin – Settlement:Princeton
Temporal subject: 2001-2010
Topical subjects:Chinese American women -- Ethnic identity
Chinese American women -- Cultural assimilation
Chinese Americans -- Ethnic identity
Chinese Americans -- Cultural assimilation
Chinese American families -- New York (State) -- New York
Emigration and immigration -- Psychological aspects
China -- Emigration and immigration
New York (State) -- Emigration and immigration
Genre:Documentary television programs
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Personal and Family Lives
Films@UM Browse terms:China
American Culture, History
Collection:Films@UM
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