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After Freedom


"After Freedom": "Heartfelt, Honest, Distinctively Flavored Pictures" -Variety"A Taut, Well-Wrought Drama....Engrossing" -Kevin Thomas LA TimesTake a look at a unique portrait of immigrants, feeling like outsiders, struggling to survive in America. Michael, an Armenian-American in his 30s, is feeling a growing obligation to take care of his aging father, Leon, who had left a good job in Soviet Armenia to raise his children in the land of freedom. Michael has risen to become an assistant supermarket manager, but feels caught between family traditions and the outside world. His friends earn easy money on the wrong side of the law forcing Michael to face tough choices in finding his footing in this poignant, universal portrait of multi-generational immigration family's caught between identifying with the past and the present.


"After Freedom" is a book by Hortense Powdermaker.

  • also known as "After freedom; a cultural study in the Deep South"

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Google previewEncyclopaedia of Indian Women Through the Ages: Period of freedom struggle (2003)

by Simmi Jain

Indira Gandhi after freedom. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has one woman Vice-President. Mrs. Vijayraje Scindia. Despite the fact that each ...

Google previewThe Jim Crow Encyclopedia (2008)

Greenwood Milestones in African American History by Nikki L. M. Brown, Barry M. Stentiford

The tensions that had long existed within SNCC were brought into sharp focus after Freedom Summer. Many felt that the failure of so many Freedom Summer projects confirmed a need for greater control and bureaucracy, while others ...

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture (2013)

Volume 24: Race by Thomas C. Holt, Laurie B. Green, Charles Reagan Wilson

Hortense Powdermaker, After Freedom: A Cultural Study of the Deep South ( 1939); Albert J. Raboteau, Canaan Land: A Religious History of African Americans (1999); Susan Reverby, Examining Tuskegee: The Infamous Syphilis Study and ...

Google previewEnslaved Women in America: An Encyclopedia (2012)

An Encyclopedia by Daina Ramey Berry Ph.D., Deleso A. Alford

The desire to become an educated people remained constant even after freedom in 1865. See also Runaways; Resistance; Laws; Literacy; ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Journalism (2009)

by Ross Eaman

A few years after Freedom of the Press in England, 1476—1776 was published, Siebert collaborated with Theodore Peterson and Wilbur Schramm to produce a popular textbook entitled ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Protestantism (2004)

4-volume Set by Hans J. Hillerbrand

After freedom of religion had been introduced in 1849, a Danish-German Baptist congregation was organized, but from 1888 the members attached themselves to the congregation in the UNITED STATES, where a number of Danish emigrants ...

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