I'm seventeen, I'm pregnant and I don't know what to do

United States, 1970

Film
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Dramatizes the plight of an unwed pregnant adolescent. With her parents, social workers and a discussion group at the Children’s Home Society of California, she considers the alternatives of abortion, forced marriage, temporary foster care, keeping the baby or relinquishing it for adoption.

Credits

production company

Lee Mendelson Film Productions

producer/director

David Crommie

Duration

00:28:35:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1970

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

013391

Language

English

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Docudrama

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Abortion

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Single parents

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

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Abortion

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Adoption

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

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Teenage pregnancy

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

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

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

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

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

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

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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