Fading footprints of the American Dream

Documentary pays tribute to strong ties between Brooklyn and Norway By Christy Olsen Field Managing Editor Norwegian American Weekly The documentary film “Fading Footprints of the American Dream” tells the stories of a group of Norwegian families who emigrated to Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, N.Y., then moved back to the Farsund region of Norway, which maintains a strong American influence. The documentary was filmed and edited by Maurice “Reno” Bergman and Arnsten “Archie” Ariansen. Bergman, who grew up on Lapskaus Boulevard (8th Avenue in Bay Ridge), worked as a police officer in Bay Ridge and now resides in Kristiansand, Norway. He reflected on the importance of documenting the exch
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