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It's a girl's world : a documentary about social bullying

Author: Lynn Glazier; Gerry Flahive; National Film Board of Canada.
Publisher: [Montréal, Québec] : National Film board of Canada, 2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the relationships among young girls. Through audio and video diaries, a disturbing picture emerges of how girls use friendships to hurt each other and win social power in the group. At the same time, their parents struggle through considerable denial and disbelief to accept and deal with the serious consequences of this behavior. Discusses a true story of a fourteen-year-old girl who committed suicide.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lynn Glazier; Gerry Flahive; National Film Board of Canada.
OCLC Number: 56908420
Language Note: In English with optional subtitles in English and French.
Notes: Based on a three-hour documentary series, "It's a girl's world," produced by Lynn Glazier for CBC Radio One's series "Ideas."
Special features include a classroom interactive version, additional scenes, and excerpts from the related radio documentary series.
Online resource guide contains discussion suggestions and a list of related resources. Online user's guide for classroom version contains content outline and suggested follow-up activities, and list of selected resources.
Credits: Editor, Sarah Bachinski.
Performer(s): No credits available.
Awards: Association for Media and Technology in Education: 2004 Award of Excellence.
Target Audience: Modules 1-4 of the interactive classroom version are suitable for grades 4 and up, especially for Grades 4-8. Modules 5-6 are intended for students 14 years and older due to language and mature content dealing with a child's suicide.
Description: 1 videodisc (68 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; 2.0 Dolby digital stereo; 5.1 Dolby digital surround sound only for feature film and classroom interactive version.
Contents: Feature documentary (67 min.) --
Living in a girl's world : additional scenes (30 min.) --
Classroom interactive documentaries (52 min.) --
Excerpts from CBC Radio One's Ideas "Its a Girl's World" radio documentary series.
Responsibility: National Film Board of Canada ; directed and written by Lynn Glazier ; producer, Gerry Flahive.
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Examines the relationships among young girls. Through audio and video diaries, a disturbing picture emerges of how girls use friendships to hurt each other and win social power in the group. At the same time, their parents struggle through considerable denial and disbelief to accept and deal with the serious consequences of this behavior. Discusses a true story of a fourteen-year-old girl who committed suicide. Shatters the myth that social bullying among girls is an acceptable part of growing up.

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It's a Girl's World

(EMRO user published 2005-03-24 ) Very Good Permalink
It’s a Girl’s World provides a realistic view of girl bullies by illustrating and describing the world of social bullying. According to psychologists, this bullying process “transcends country and socio-economic status. It happens when girls come together.” Created as a video documentary,...
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