Founded in 1992 at The City College of New York, the Dominican Studies Institute of the City University of New York is the first and only university-based research institute in the United States devoted to the study of people of Dominican descent.
Film, Video, Audio Collection
My American Girls: A Dominican Journey
My American Girls: A Dominican Journey. Film produced and directed by Aaron Matthews. New York, 2000. English (some Spanish with English subtitles). Color; 62 minutes. VHS.
This film portrays the troubles and triumphs of the Ortizes -- five Dominicans who must cope with being a bicultural family while they negotiate the hurdles of their adopted city.
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