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Becoming American Film Series: MY AMERICAN GIRLS

Join Cape Fear Museum and local experts for a thought-provoking six week documentary film and discussion series that explores diverse immigrant experiences in American history.

FREE event takes place at NHC Main Library (201 Chestnut St), 3rd Floor. No registration requried. 

  • FEBRUARY 3, 2:30 PM: NEW YORK & THE JEWISH AMERICANS Chronicles the period when 40 million immigrants entered the United States.
  • FEBRUARY 10, 2:30 PM: WELCOME TO SHELBYVILLE Explores tensions surrounding American’s acceptance of immigrants.
  • FEBRUARY 17, 2:30 PM: THE NEW AMERICANS Looks at how immigrants react and adjust to living in a new culture.
  • FEBRUARY 24, 2:30 PM: DESTINATION AMERICA Economic impact and immigrant labor’s essential part in building America.
  • MARCH 3, 2:30 PM: MY AMERICAN GIRLS Family and community and its essential role in successful adaptation.
  • MARCH 10, 2:30 PM: THE SEARCH FOR GENERAL TSO Examines how popular culture has taught newcomers to “be American”.
Sunday, Mar 3rd 2019
2:30pm - 4:30pm
New Hanover Room
Main Library
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