Seventeen

United States, 1982

Film
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A group of American working-class teenagers were filmed during their last year at high school. DeMott and Kreines filmed for more than a year and by living where they filmed, they covered a wide range of adolescent experiences. No cuts were made and the film reflects exactly what they saw.

Credits

co-producer

Jeff Kreines

Joel DeMott

production company

Kreines Films

DeMott

Language

English

Duration

01:57:00:00

Colour

Colour

Production places
United States
Production dates
1982

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

34032

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Adolescence

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Teenagers

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Education

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → School environment

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Schools - United States

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Students - Attitudes

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Adolescence

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Teenagers

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

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

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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