Boys will be men

Canada, 1980

Film
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This film takes a candid, inside look at the world of juvenile delinquency and we are shown the tough existence on the streets of North American cities. In the film, boys, some as young as ten years of age, talk about their lives of crime, the things that are important to them and the hopes they hold for the future.

Credits

production company

ONF | NFB

co-producer

Edward Le Lorrain

Margaret Pettigrew

director
Duration

00:29:00:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1980

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

016261

Language

English

Subject categories

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Environment - Social aspects

Crime, Espionage, Justice, Police & Prisons → Crime

Crime, Espionage, Justice, Police & Prisons → Criminal law

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Adolescence

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

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

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

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Juvenile delinquency

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Juvenile delinquents

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social action

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social conflict

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social problems

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social values

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Teenagers

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → United States - Social conditions

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Adolescence

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Teenagers

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Youth - Conduct of life

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Youth - Conduct of life

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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