The Resource Sex and other matters of life & death, produced and directed by Roger Weisberg, Public Policy Productions, (electronic resource)

Sex and other matters of life & death, produced and directed by Roger Weisberg, Public Policy Productions, (electronic resource)

Label
Sex and other matters of life & death
Title
Sex and other matters of life & death
Statement of responsibility
produced and directed by Roger Weisberg, Public Policy Productions
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This film chronicles a year in the life of STAR Theater, a vibrant teenage theater company that performs for adolescents throughout New York City. The performances raise awareness about the risks young people face in the age of AIDS. As the film evolves, viewers discover that the performers are struggling with the same problems in their own lives that they are dramatizing on stage. STAR Theater uses drama and peer education to help teens avoid pregnancy and disease. The performances always conclude with a question and answer session. The documentary captures these uncensored peer to peer discussions. The teens are free to express themselves in ways that are often raw, sometimes amusing, and occasionally tragic. Peer education, including programs like this, has proven to be an effective educational approach. Using teen culture and language, it develops a trusting environment in which teens are more receptive to information about reducing risks. The documentary offers a moving portrait of how painful, dangerous, and yet hopeful the process of growing up can be
Cataloging source
VaAlASP
Characteristic
videorecording
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Weisberg, Roger
Intended audience
For High School; College; Adult audiences
Language note
In English
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Public Policy Productions, Inc
Runtime
57
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • AIDS (Disease)
  • Peer counseling of students
  • Safe sex in AIDS prevention
  • Sexual health
  • Teenagers
Target audience
general
Label
Sex and other matters of life & death, produced and directed by Roger Weisberg, Public Policy Productions, (electronic resource)
Link
http://www.aspresolver.com/aspresolver.asp?HLTH;1641473
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as DVD
  • Title from resource description page (viewed May 24, 2011)
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (57 min.).
Form of item
electronic
Medium for sound
other
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)747797228
Video recording format
other
Label
Sex and other matters of life & death, produced and directed by Roger Weisberg, Public Policy Productions, (electronic resource)
Link
http://www.aspresolver.com/aspresolver.asp?HLTH;1641473
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as DVD
  • Title from resource description page (viewed May 24, 2011)
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (57 min.).
Form of item
electronic
Medium for sound
other
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)747797228
Video recording format
other

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