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Author: Jane C Wagner; Tina DiFeliciantonio; Women Make Movies (Firm)
Publisher: New York, NY : Distributed by Women Make Movies, 1997.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This documentary explores female teenage experiences of sexuality and pregnancy. An ethnically diverse group of four working class girls strut, flirt and testify about their lives. Filmed in South Philadelphia over a period of four years and following its protaganists from age 14 to 18, it brings into sharp relief the conflicts of growing up female, exposing the impact of class, sexism and violence on the dreams and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jane C Wagner; Tina DiFeliciantonio; Women Make Movies (Firm)
OCLC Number: 37593010
Credits: Producers/directors, Jane C. Wagner, Tina DiFeliciantonio ; editor, Jane C. Wagner ; cinematographer, Tina DiFeliciantonio.
Performer(s): Producers/directors, Jane c. Wagner, Rina DeFeliciantonio.
Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: a film by Jane C. Wagner & Tina DiFeliciantonio ; produced in association with ITVS.

Abstract:

This documentary explores female teenage experiences of sexuality and pregnancy. An ethnically diverse group of four working class girls strut, flirt and testify about their lives. Filmed in South Philadelphia over a period of four years and following its protaganists from age 14 to 18, it brings into sharp relief the conflicts of growing up female, exposing the impact of class, sexism and violence on the dreams and expectations of teenage girls.
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