Calling the shots: the advertising of alcohol

United States, 1982

Film
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Based on the research of Jean Kilbourne, media analyst, this film examines images used by advertisers to sell alcohol. This detailed analysis shows how some advertising attracts young people to drink, but also disguises issues like alcohol abuse Suitable for upper secondary level.

Credits

producer/director

Jean Kilbourne

production company

Cambridge Documentary Films

Duration

00:29:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1982

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

33536

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Advertising

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Mass media - Influence

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Mass media - Social aspects

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Advertising

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Advertising - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Mass media - Social aspects

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Youth - Alcohol use

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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