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a.k.a. Don Bonus

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PBS Premiere: June 25, 1996


A raw and revealing video diary by a Cambodian-born teenager who turns the camera on himself. Under the guidance of veteran filmmaker Spencer Nakasako, Sokly Don Bonus Ny offers a stark look at coming of age in San Francisco's inner city where he confronts the reality of the American Dream.


TAGS: adolescence, assimilation, boys, immigration, teenagers, urban, youth

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a.k.a. Don Bonus

Premiere Date: June 25, 1996

Streaming Dates: Expired

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Filmmakers: Spencer Nakasako, Sokly Don Bonus Ny


Spencer Nakasako
Spencer Nakasako
Sokly Don Bonus Ny
Sokly Don Bonus Ny

Critical Acclaim

Alongside 'Hoop Dreams,' 'Frosh' and other recent documentaries, 'a.k.a Don Bonus' provides a tough but refreshing look at the melting pot's youthful future.


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