Deanza College My Brooklyn 2013 Film Documentary Discussion Questions Although not synonymous, the terms Diaspora and gentrification are about the experiences of migration and displacement. Diaspora is a result of massive migration, while gentrification can cause individuals to migrate and feel displaced. For this assginment, please watch the film, My Brooklyn (2012). The link is below:
Submit a 1-2 page response to the film by answering the following questions:
What did you learn from watching the film?
How does the gentrification in Brooklyn offer a lens into the complexities of diaspora as experience of displacement?
In what way does this film speak to or against the idea of America as a melting pot?
How does the film help you to consider the relationship between the experience of displacement and the plight of minorities and ethnic communities in the United States?