VD

United States, 1972

Film
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The film was shot in cinema verite style at an information centre, a school and venereal disease clinics. Symptoms and treatment are explained as actual patients visit clinics. Discussion between patients and physicians emphasise a person’s responsibility to themselves and to others if there is a possibility of infection.

Credits

director

Richard Leacock

production company

Holt, Rinehart and Winston

Language

English

Duration

00:26:57:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

30027

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Sexual ethics

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Sexually transmitted diseases

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Communicable diseases

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Diseases - Prevention

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

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Hygiene, Sexual

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Sexually transmitted diseases

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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