Catalogue Number: BF0009
Producer: Bishari Films
Subject: Canadian Social Issues, Criminal Justice & Law, Documentary, Guidance, Health, Psychology, Social Issues, Sociology, Women's Studies
Grade Level: 9 - 12, Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2014
Running Time: 52:00
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.
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