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Slim hopes : advertising and the obsession with thinness with Jean Kilbourne

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog115959
Author
Kilbourne, Jean
Call Number
V 451 1995
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
Slim hopes : advertising and the obsession with thinness with Jean Kilbourne
Author
Kilbourne, Jean
Place
Northampton, MA
Publisher
The Media Education Foundation ; [dist. by] Kinetic
Year Published
1995
Physical Description
1 videocassette (30:00) : sd., col. ; 1/2" VHS
Subjects
Eating disorders
Body Weight
Anorexia
Bulimia
Abstract
Audience: secondary school
Notes
Seven main parts: Impossible beauty; The waif look; constructed bodies; Food & sex; Food & control; The weight loss industry; Freeing imaginations
Format
Video
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
V 451 1995
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To a safer place : one woman's account of her life as a survivor of childhood incest

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog115524
Author
Shaffer, Beverly (director and producer)
Rogers, Gerry (producer)
Call Number
Video No. 86
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
To a safer place : one woman's account of her life as a survivor of childhood incest
Author
Shaffer, Beverly (director and producer)
Rogers, Gerry (producer)
Place
Montreal, PQ
Publisher
Studio D, National Film Board of Canada
Year Published
c1988
Physical Description
1 videocassette (59 min.)
Subjects
Incest Victims
Adult Child Sexual Abuse Victims
Notes
Accompanied by user's guide
Audience: Senior high school through adults
Summary: This documentary follows incest victim Shirley Turcotte as she returns to the places and people of her childhood. She retraces her family's nightmare with the help of her mother, sister, and two brothers, all victims of physical or sexual abuse. She visits neighbors, her best friend, and the psychiatrist who treated her. The program reveals the deep psychic wounds inflicted on victims of incest and encourages them to break the silence as the first step to recovery
Format
Video
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
Video No. 86
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