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Turning Away ONF/NFB

Catalogue Number:  NFB525201
Producer:  National Film Board Of Canada
Producers:  Silva Basmajian, Craig Chivers, Kenton Vaughan, Mark Starowicz
Directors:  Craig Chivers, Kenton Vaughan
Producing Agencies:  National Film Board of Canada (Montreal),Still Moving Pictures Inc. (Toronto)
Subject:  Abuse, Documentary, Family Studies/Home Economics, Social Issues
Language:  English
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1998
Running Time:  59:40
Closed Captions:  Yes

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Turning Away is not another 'day in the life of a street kid'. Instead, it is a thorough examination of why young people end up on the street, what keeps them there and what it takes to escape.

We follow the subjects over time and we will see how they deal with what most people would consider the simplest challenges.

Warning: Stong language and scenes of drug use. Preview.

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