The Resource Blue Collar and Buddha, (evideo)

Blue Collar and Buddha, (evideo)

Label
Blue Collar and Buddha
Title
Blue Collar and Buddha
Contributor
Filmmaker
Subject
Genre
Summary
This dramatic documentary explores America's most recent refugees, struggling against the mounting tension of a post-Vietnam era filled with guilt and anger. A group of Laotian refugees have built a Buddhist temple on a small farmstead on the outskirts of a resolutely blue-collar town. Their efforts to preserve their culture and religious heritage have been greeted by several terrorist attacks upon their temple. By investigating the opinions of townspeople and officials concerning the refugees, the film becomes a barometer of America's attitude towards refugees and immigrants. Blue Collar and Buddha is a moving portrait of the experience of today's refugees and the dramas that results when East meets West
Cataloging source
VDU
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by Collective Eye Films in 1987
Language note
In English
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Siegel & Kati Johnston, Taggart
  • Kanopy
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
57
Technique
live action
Label
Blue Collar and Buddha, (evideo)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • In Process Record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Publisher number
1130187
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • kan1130187
  • (OCoLC)921954857
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Blue Collar and Buddha, (evideo)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • In Process Record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Publisher number
1130187
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • kan1130187
  • (OCoLC)921954857
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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