Child abuse: cradle of violence

United States, 1976

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Through penetrating on-camera interviews with parents, many of them former abusers, the film introduces the grim reality of child abuse. Shows hopeful models for dealing with abuse problems. Also looks at positive parenting, and underlines the need for citizen reporting of suspected abuse so that the abusive family can be helped.

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Credits

producer

Jerry Kingsley

production company

Bananza Films

co-director

J. Gary Mitchell

Richard Gebhardt

Duration

00:20:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1976

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

014272

Language

English

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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