{"id":91574282,"title":"Blue Collar and Buddha (educational)","handle":"blue-collar-and-buddah","description":"\u003cul id=\"credits\"\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul id=\"credits\"\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eDirected by: \u003c!-- InstanceBeginEditable name=\"Directed By\" --\u003eTaggart Siegel \u0026amp; Kati Johnston\u003c!-- InstanceEndEditable --\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eProduced by: \u003c!-- InstanceBeginEditable name=\"Produced By\" --\u003eTaggart Siegel \u0026amp; Kati Johnston\u003c!-- InstanceEndEditable --\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cdiv id=\"release-year\"\u003e\n\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.collectiveeye.org\/products\/blue-collar-and-buddah-home-use\" style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.collectiveeye.org\/products\/blue-collar-and-buddha-home-use\" style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cimg src=\"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0133\/2562\/files\/HOME-USE_large.png?2043\"\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e Released: \u003c!-- InstanceBeginEditable name=\"year\" --\u003e1987\u003c!-- InstanceEndEditable --\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv id=\"runningtime\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eRunning Time: \u003c!-- InstanceBeginEditable name=\"Time\" --\u003e57\u003c!-- InstanceEndEditable --\u003e min\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eSubjects: Sociology, Immigration and Refugeeism, Southeast Asian Studies\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003c!-- InstanceBeginEditable name=\"Description\" --\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\n\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eThis 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. \u003cb\u003eBLUE COLLAR AND BUDDHA\u003c\/b\u003e is a moving portrait of the experience of today's refugees and the dramas that results when East meets West\u003ci\u003e.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eAwards\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eAward of Excellence, \u003c\/strong\u003eSociety for Visual Anthropology Festival\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eGold Medal, \u003c\/strong\u003eInternational Film \u0026amp; TV Festival of New York\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWinner, Best Documentary, \u003c\/strong\u003e12th Atlanta Film \u0026amp; Video Festival\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSilver Plaque, \u003c\/strong\u003eChicago International Film \u0026amp; Video Festival\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWinner, \u003c\/strong\u003eSinking Creek Film \u0026amp; Video Festival\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWinner, Best Documentary, \u003c\/strong\u003eIllinois Film \u0026amp; Video Festival\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eQuotes\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\"'Blue Collar and Buddha' is that rarity among documentary films - a compelling human document, a provocative statement, a moving exploration of both anger and gentleness. This is not merely a first rate film-it's an important one. I was haunted for days.\" \u003cem\u003e- Donald Spoto, author, The Dark Side of Genius: The Life of Alfred Hitchcock\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e \u003ci\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"bodytxt\"\u003e\u003c!-- InstanceEndEditable --\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e","published_at":"2012-04-26T13:21:00-07:00","created_at":"2012-04-26T13:21:26-07:00","vendor":"Taggart Siegel","type":"DVD ","tags":[],"price":3995,"price_min":3995,"price_max":15000,"available":true,"price_varies":true,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":213867108,"title":"University and College (with PPR*)","option1":"University and College (with PPR*)","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"BCB-U","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":false,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Blue Collar and Buddha (educational) - University and College (with PPR*)","public_title":"University and College (with PPR*)","options":["University and College (with PPR*)"],"price":15000,"weight":100,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":29,"inventory_management":null,"inventory_policy":"continue","barcode":""},{"id":213867110,"title":"K-12, Public Libraries, Non-profits \u0026 Government (with PPR*)","option1":"K-12, Public Libraries, Non-profits \u0026 Government (with PPR*)","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"BCB-C","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":false,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Blue Collar and Buddha (educational) - K-12, Public Libraries, Non-profits \u0026 Government (with PPR*)","public_title":"K-12, Public Libraries, Non-profits \u0026 Government (with PPR*)","options":["K-12, Public Libraries, Non-profits \u0026 Government (with PPR*)"],"price":9900,"weight":100,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":0,"inventory_management":null,"inventory_policy":"continue","barcode":null},{"id":213867112,"title":"Public Libraries (without PPR*)","option1":"Public Libraries (without PPR*)","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"BCB-P","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":false,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Blue Collar and Buddha (educational) - Public Libraries (without PPR*)","public_title":"Public Libraries (without PPR*)","options":["Public Libraries (without PPR*)"],"price":3995,"weight":100,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":0,"inventory_management":null,"inventory_policy":"continue","barcode":null},{"id":213852232,"title":"Digital Site","option1":"Digital Site","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"BCB-D","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":false,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Blue Collar and Buddha (educational) - Digital Site","public_title":"Digital Site","options":["Digital Site"],"price":15000,"weight":408687,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":0,"inventory_management":null,"inventory_policy":"deny","barcode":""}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0133\/2562\/products\/blue_collar_and_buddha_386X657_1024x1024_313e2f55-d095-418f-9e03-73f7e6e911a5.png?v=1496054166","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0133\/2562\/products\/Elders_BOAS.jpg?v=1496054166","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0133\/2562\/products\/TruckerGuys_BOAS.jpg?v=1496054166","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0133\/2562\/products\/InSchool_BOAS.jpg?v=1496054166","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0133\/2562\/products\/WomenSchool_BOAS.jpg?v=1496054166","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0133\/2562\/products\/url_a3a784b2-edc1-4279-96d3-0599e4284fba.jpg?v=1496054166"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0133\/2562\/products\/blue_collar_and_buddha_386X657_1024x1024_313e2f55-d095-418f-9e03-73f7e6e911a5.png?v=1496054166","options":["License"],"content":"\u003cul id=\"credits\"\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul id=\"credits\"\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eDirected by: \u003c!-- InstanceBeginEditable name=\"Directed By\" --\u003eTaggart Siegel \u0026amp; Kati Johnston\u003c!-- InstanceEndEditable --\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eProduced by: \u003c!-- InstanceBeginEditable name=\"Produced By\" --\u003eTaggart Siegel \u0026amp; Kati Johnston\u003c!-- InstanceEndEditable --\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cdiv id=\"release-year\"\u003e\n\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.collectiveeye.org\/products\/blue-collar-and-buddah-home-use\" style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.collectiveeye.org\/products\/blue-collar-and-buddha-home-use\" style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cimg src=\"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0133\/2562\/files\/HOME-USE_large.png?2043\"\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e Released: \u003c!-- InstanceBeginEditable name=\"year\" --\u003e1987\u003c!-- InstanceEndEditable --\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv id=\"runningtime\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eRunning Time: \u003c!-- InstanceBeginEditable name=\"Time\" --\u003e57\u003c!-- InstanceEndEditable --\u003e min\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eSubjects: Sociology, Immigration and Refugeeism, Southeast Asian Studies\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003c!-- InstanceBeginEditable name=\"Description\" --\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\n\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eThis 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. \u003cb\u003eBLUE COLLAR AND BUDDHA\u003c\/b\u003e is a moving portrait of the experience of today's refugees and the dramas that results when East meets West\u003ci\u003e.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eAwards\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eAward of Excellence, \u003c\/strong\u003eSociety for Visual Anthropology Festival\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eGold Medal, \u003c\/strong\u003eInternational Film \u0026amp; TV Festival of New York\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWinner, Best Documentary, \u003c\/strong\u003e12th Atlanta Film \u0026amp; Video Festival\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSilver Plaque, \u003c\/strong\u003eChicago International Film \u0026amp; Video Festival\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWinner, \u003c\/strong\u003eSinking Creek Film \u0026amp; Video Festival\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWinner, Best Documentary, \u003c\/strong\u003eIllinois Film \u0026amp; Video Festival\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eQuotes\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e\"'Blue Collar and Buddha' is that rarity among documentary films - a compelling human document, a provocative statement, a moving exploration of both anger and gentleness. This is not merely a first rate film-it's an important one. I was haunted for days.\" \u003cem\u003e- Donald Spoto, author, The Dark Side of Genius: The Life of Alfred Hitchcock\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003e \u003ci\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"bodytxt\"\u003e\u003c!-- InstanceEndEditable --\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e"}

Blue Collar and Buddha (educational)

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    • Directed by: Taggart Siegel & Kati Johnston
    • Produced by: Taggart Siegel & Kati Johnston



    Released: 1987
    Running Time: 57 min
    Subjects: Sociology, Immigration and Refugeeism, Southeast Asian Studies

    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.

    Awards

      • Award of Excellence, Society for Visual Anthropology Festival
      • Gold Medal, International Film & TV Festival of New York
      • Winner, Best Documentary, 12th Atlanta Film & Video Festival
      • Silver Plaque, Chicago International Film & Video Festival
      • Winner, Sinking Creek Film & Video Festival
      • Winner, Best Documentary, Illinois Film & Video Festival

    Quotes

    "'Blue Collar and Buddha' is that rarity among documentary films - a compelling human document, a provocative statement, a moving exploration of both anger and gentleness. This is not merely a first rate film-it's an important one. I was haunted for days." - Donald Spoto, author, The Dark Side of Genius: The Life of Alfred Hitchcock


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