Erie County Smile

Season 13 Episode 4 | 28m 45s | Video has closed captioning.

Join our host Amani Olugbala to watch “Erie County Smile” by Van Tran Nguyen. “Erie County Smile” is a satirical short film which parodies “Paris By Night” (PBN), a popular Vietnamese-language variety show. Van, who grew up working in her family’s nail salon, dedicates this film to the children of immigrants who spent their childhoods behind doors labeled “employees only”.

Aired: 07/27/21

Rating: NR

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