P.O.V., Public television's award-winning non-fiction film series presents Mai's America
MAIíS AMERICA By Marlo Poras
August 6, 2002 at 10pm (check your local listings.)
A spunky Vietnamese teenager named Mai gets the chance of a lifetimeóto study in the United States. Expecting Hollywood, she instead lands in rural Mississippi, a crazy quilt of self-proclaimed rednecks, cliquish teenagers, South Vietnamese exiles and transvestite soulmates. As she tries to fit in and to make ends meet, Mai discovers that "America" is both less and far more than she bargained for. From cosmopolitan Hanoi to the heart of the Deep South, Maiís unforgettable journey offers an outsiderís glimpse inside America. An Independent Television Service (ITVS) and National Asian-American Telecommunications Association (NAATA) (TBD)Co-presentation
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