Robin

Australia, 1976

Film
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Episode of Series “Why can’t they be like we were?”.
Because she is overweight, Robin has had problems of acceptance with her peer group. The film explores the ways in which acceptance of group norms can affect relationships with people within and outside the group and the issue of peer group power structures at a school.

Credits

director
producer

Tom Manefield

production company

Film Australia

Duration

00:12:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1976

Appears in

Group of items

Why can't they be like we were?

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

31088

Language

English

Subject categories

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Adolescence

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Australia - Social conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Youth

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → School environment

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Adolescence

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Youth

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

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

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

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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