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Growing up fast

Author: Joanna Lipper; Jane Fonda; Ruby Slipper Productions.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Publisher: [Princeton, N.J.] : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Follows six teen mothers in Pittsfield, Massachusetts through their last months of high school. Through their intimate stories, the film explores the emotions, relationships, and psychological forces that lead to teen pregnancy. Assumptions about teen mothers are challenged as the girls support their families while simultaneously working to graduate from high school with the assistance of tutoring and daycare.
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Genre/Form: Documentary videos
Documentary films
Documentary
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Joanna Lipper; Jane Fonda; Ruby Slipper Productions.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
ISBN: 0736597670 9780736597678
OCLC Number: 60330297
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Photographs by Joanna Lipper from her book "Growing up fast."
Special feature: director's commentary.
Credits: Music composed and performed by Barrington Pheloung ; director of photography, Dejan Georgevich ; associate producers, Carol Gilligan, Normi Noel.
Performer(s): Introduction narrated by Jane Fonda.
Description: 1 videodisc (30 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Responsibility: Ruby Slipper Productions ; directed, produced, and edited by Joanna Lipper.

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Follows six teen mothers in Pittsfield, Massachusetts through their last months of high school. Through their intimate stories, the film explores the emotions, relationships, and psychological forces that lead to teen pregnancy. Assumptions about teen mothers are challenged as the girls support their families while simultaneously working to graduate from high school with the assistance of tutoring and daycare.

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Growing Up Fast

(EMRO user published 2005-12-02 ) Very Good Permalink
This film profiles several teenage mothers and fathers and their experience during pregnancy and parenting their babies once they are born. The stories serve to show how hard pregnancy and childrearing are on young mothers and fathers. Most of the teens attend school and work a job in addition to raising...
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