Deanza College My Brooklyn 2013 Film Documentary Discussion Questions Although not synonymous, the terms Diaspora and gentrification are about the experien

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:

https://ucsb.kanopy.com/video/my-brooklyn

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?

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