Battered women: violence behind closed doors

United States, 1976

Film
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Examines the problem of wife beating and points out new methods of police intervention in cases of domestic violence. Includes interviews with abusive men and victimised women, encouraging women to speak out and seek protection from violent husbands.

Credits

producer

J. Gary Mitchell

production company

J Gary Mitchell Film Company

Duration

00:23:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1976

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

33317

Language

English

Subject categories

Crime, Espionage, Justice, Police & Prisons → Women - Crimes against

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Women

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

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Conjugal violence

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Women

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

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

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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