African Immigrants Confront American Dream

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Dollars and Dreams is a documentary film focused on the pursuits and challenges of numerous West African immigrants as they confront the idea of the American Dream and the reality of the New York experience.

Farai Chideya talks with the film's director, Jeremy Rocklin, and Sidi Ibrahime, an immigrant from the Ivory Coast.

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