Seeds of violence

United States, 1975

Film
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Examines the causes of violence and destruction and shows how violence operates in a cycle which in turn stimulates retaliation and revenge. Shows how the violent urge exists in childhood as well as adulthood, focusing on bullying in the schoolground and male to female violence in teenagers - both verbal and physical abuse. Covers the topic of boredom as the reason for violent destructive behaviour. Contains some animated scenes. Suitable for upper primary and secondary levels.

Credits

production company

Portafilms

Duration

00:11:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1975

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

28341

Language

English

Subject categories

Documentary

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Abused women

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → School violence

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Teenagers

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Violence

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Abused women

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Abusive men

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Bullying

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Child psychology

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → School violence

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Teenagers

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Violence

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Youth - Conduct of life

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Abusive men

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Aggressiveness (Psychology)

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Behaviorism (Psychology)

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Bullying

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Child psychology

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Revenge

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Teenagers

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Violence

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Youth - Conduct of life

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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