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Gran Torino

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chris patten

on 25 April 2013

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Transcript of Gran Torino

Hmong Culture
& Asian Americans Hmong Culture Young Hmong men portrayed as violent
Racial slurs and racial Generalization
Lack of Paternal figure or role model History shown as an empowered people with a fairly accurate depiction of the Hmong. WORKS CITED Hmong Americans Today Over 260,000
6,000 in Detroit where film took place
Poverty Level
Holding on to Hmong heritage in an imposing American Culture A little bit about the Hmong Kendall, John. "Asian American History and Culture: An Encyclopedia." Reference Reviews 24.8 (2010): 16-7. ProQuest. 25 Apr. 2013 . Schein, Louisa and Thoj Va-Megn. "Gran Torino's Boys and Men with Guns: Hmong Perspective." Hmong Studies Journal (2009): 1-52. United States Census Bureau. "Demographic Trends." census.gov. 11 Oct. 2010. Web. 16 Apr 2013. <http://www.census.gov/2010/demo/art987320892> Gran Torino. Dir. Clint Eastwood. Perf. Clint Eastwood. 2008. Scott, George M., Jr. "The Hmong Refugee Community in San Diego." Jstor. Anthropological Quarterly, 1982. Web. 20 Apr. 2013. Tapp, Nicholas. "Cultural Accommodations in Southwest China: The "Han Miao" and Problems in the Ethnography of the Hmong." Asian Folklore Studies 61.1 (2002): 77-104. ProQuest. 18 Apr. 2013 . Originated in China 200 years ago
Vietnam War
Oral Tradition
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