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Anatomy Of A Springroll

56 minutes 57 seconds

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The first film in the Springroll Trilogy. "Food is everyone's first language," says Paul Kwan, the Vietnamese-born immigrant who fashioned this film out of the memories of his childhood. Tells his story of finding a new life in America, while maintaining his cultural connection through cooking, eating, and sharing the rich and varied food of his native land.

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Young woman sits on the ground reading a book next to a straw broom. Caption. Saigon market was transformed to a festive atmosphere.
Springroll Trilogy
Episode 1
56 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Young man is propped up on pillows in a hospital bed. A man sits at the end of the bed facing him. Caption. And do acupuncture here at St. Mary's.
Springroll Trilogy
Episode 2
55 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
2 men in chef uniforms cook over a stove in a steamy industrial kitchen. Caption. You stir fry with the other.
Springroll Trilogy
Episode 3
56 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12