The Resource Am I Too African to be American? Too American to be African?, (evideo)

Am I Too African to be American? Too American to be African?, (evideo)

Label
Am I Too African to be American? Too American to be African?
Title
Am I Too African to be American? Too American to be African?
Contributor
Distributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Am I: Too African to be American or Too American to be African? is a documentary film that explores the complex identity formations of young African women living in America and West Africa who identify bi-culturally. It specifically looks at how they wrestle with concepts of race, complexion, gender, and heritage among other issues.. Cultural identity is always complex, especially for those who straddle the lines of two worlds. So when you're an African living in America, how do you navigate what it means to "African-American?" It's this idea that Sierra Leonean-American filmmaker Nadia Sasso explores in her documentary, "Am I: Too African to be American or Too American to be African?" The first in a series, the film features interviews with several women of African descent in media, including "Awkward Black Girl" creator Issa Rae, who is half-Senegalese. The film highlights issues that divide African and Black American people in the United States, including internalized prejudices and a lack of community.
Cataloging source
VDU
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by Nadia Marie and Co. in 2015
Language note
In English
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kanopy
  • Nadia Marie and Co. (Firm)
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
63
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Race relations
  • Sociology
Technique
live action
Label
Am I Too African to be American? Too American to be African?, (evideo)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • In Process Record
  • Title from title frames
  • Playlist
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
carrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (64 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1199096
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • kan1199096
  • (OCoLC)956902317
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Am I Too African to be American? Too American to be African?, (evideo)
Link
Publication
Note
  • In Process Record
  • Title from title frames
  • Playlist
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
carrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (64 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1199096
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • kan1199096
  • (OCoLC)956902317
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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