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Brother 2 brother : positive personal change for at-risk youths

Author: Russell WyseAnnette ClarkeCorey LucasNewfoundland Independent Filmmakers Cooperative.National Film Board of Canada.All authors
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Many at-risk youths see negative lifestyles such as hustling drugs as the only real alternatives open to them. Introspective in tone, this documentary presents a different point of view through the emotional journey of at-risk young black men attending an intensive retreat led by older black men whose life experiences qualify them as powerful mentors for positive personal change. Overall, the participants come away  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Russell Wyse; Annette Clarke; Corey Lucas; Newfoundland Independent Filmmakers Cooperative.; National Film Board of Canada.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
ISBN: 9781421344294 1421344297
OCLC Number: 156941001
Notes: "Some language may be offensive"--Container.
Credits: Producer, Annette Clarke.
Cast: Corey Lucas.
Description: 1 videodisc (41 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Brother to brother
Responsibility: NIFCO ; National Film Board of Canada ; directed by Russell Wyse.

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Many at-risk youths see negative lifestyles such as hustling drugs as the only real alternatives open to them. Introspective in tone, this documentary presents a different point of view through the emotional journey of at-risk young black men attending an intensive retreat led by older black men whose life experiences qualify them as powerful mentors for positive personal change. Overall, the participants come away with a stronger sense of themselves, a new bond of brotherhood as a group, and a feeling of connection with elders who have faced similar circumstances and succeeded in turning their lives around.

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