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American Dream: Puerto Ricans and Mexicans in New York

[VHS & DVD] U.S.A. (2003)
Producer: Frances Lausel
Director: Sonia Fritz
Language: English and Spanish with subtitles
Color; Duration: 30 minutes.

This film documents the influx of Mexicans into predominantly Puerto Rican neighborhoods in New York City. The film addresses issues of economic hardships, cultural differences, and misunderstandings that face these two communities as they seek to live in harmony.
[Latinos-Community Relations]