Kerry

Australia, 1977

Film
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Episode of Series “Growing Up”.
Kerry is a fifteen year old girl who leaves home and lives with her boyfriend. She becomes pregnant and returns to her family. The film considers some of the effects that the pregnancy and the decision to keep the baby have on Kerry’s relationship with her family and her boyfriend.

Credits

director

Jan Sharp

producer

Tom Manefield

production company

Film Australia

Language

English

Duration

00:09:27:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

31073

Subject categories

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Adolescence

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Teenage pregnancy

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Women

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Adolescence

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Children - Family relationships

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Pregnancy, Adolescent

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Relationships

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Teenage pregnancy

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Women

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Pregnancy - Psychological aspects

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

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

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

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

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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