Blue collar and Buddha / Siegel Productions ; produced by Kati Johnston and Taggart Siegel ; directed by Taggart Siegel ; narration written by Charles Hallisey and Ajaan Xamonhpry Per

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Subjects: Racism--Illinois--Rockford
Lao (Tai people)--Illinois--Rockford--Social conditions
Refugees--Asia
Rockford (Ill.)--Race relations
Rockford (Ill.)--Social conditions
Formats: Video Recording, VHS
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: English
Audience: Adult
Published: New York, N.Y. : Filmakers Library, [1990], c1987
Series: MCIS video collection
LC Classification: F
Physical Description: 1 videocassette (57 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in
Additional Authors: Siegel, Taggart
Siegel Productions
Filmakers Library, inc
Notes: VHS format
Credits: Camera, Rana Segal ; editors, Deborah Marks, Taggart Siegel, Greg Snider ; music, Jim Spector ; consultant, Charles Hallisey
Summary: Explores the dilemma of Laotian refugees living in Rockford, Illinois who are torn between preserving their cultural identity and adapting to their new life in America. Re-settlement is complicated by rising tensions with workingclass neighbors, many of whom resent the Laotians economic gains and view their Buddhism with hostility
Miami University's MCIS video collection
OCLC Number: 22151837