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Angry Girls

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Catalogue Number:  BF0009
Producer:  Bishari Films
Producing Agencies:  Bishari Film Productions
Subject:  Canadian Social Issues, Criminal Justice & Law, Documentary, Guidance, Health, Psychology, Social Issues, Sociology, Women's Studies
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  2014
Running Time:  54:47

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This is a story of teenage girls living in Toronto’s inner core, raised in shelters and housing projects. These girls feel so isolated and disconnected that joining a clique or gang becomes the only way to belong. For them violence is empowerment. The films looks at the sources of their violence: racial tension, family problems and some programs that can help them cope and overcome their destructive behaviour.

"Unsettling and compelling…Angry Girls is so devoid of sentimentality it makes Six Feet Under look like an episode of the Waltons.” – STARWEEK MAGAZINE

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