Vixens & Virgins... And Other Mythological Creatures
Catalogue Number: MEI013
Producer: Merit Entertainment Inc.
Subject: Documentary, Guidance, Health and Medicine, Psychology, Social Issues, Social Media
Grade Level: 6 - 8, 9 - 12
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2012
Running Time: 60:00
Closed Captions: Yes
Vixens & Virgins follows one mother's fascinating investigation into the lives of teenage girls and whether there is truth behind all the recent media reports. Three teenage girls share the intimate details of their personal lives, giving us an honest glimpse into what has been described as the most self-destructive generation of girls in modern history.
Using candid interviews, intimate video diaries, and an experimental interactive project called The Honesty box, which received over 1000 responses, we journey through the highs and lows of the modern teenager.
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