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Flipping the world [videorecording] : drugs through a blue lens

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog117109
Author
Simpson, Moira (director)
National Film Board of Canada
Odd Squad Productions Society
Call Number
V 660 [2000]
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
Flipping the world [videorecording] : drugs through a blue lens
Author
Simpson, Moira (director)
National Film Board of Canada
Odd Squad Productions Society
Responsibility
producers, Gillian Darling Kovanic, George Johnson
Place
Montreal
Publisher
National Film Board of Canada
Year Published
[2000?]
Physical Description
1 videocassette (30 min.)
Subjects
Substance abuse - In adolescence
Substance abuse - Vancouver, BC
Substance abuse - Prevention & control
Abstract
Flipping the world is a half-hour film inspired by Through a blue lens, and was created for a younger audience. Seven Vancouver high school students investigate drug addiction as they talk to police officers and watch video clips from Through a blue lens. The teens also talk to recovered addicts and people still struggling with a drug habit. The culturally diverse group of teenagers voice a range of opinions about addiction that evolve as they learn more about the tragedy of drug abuse. A user' guide is printed on the videojacket.
Ages 13 and up
Format
Video
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
V 660 [2000]
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Through a blue lens [videorecording]

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog116956
Call Number
V 632 1999
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
Through a blue lens [videorecording]
Responsibility
director: Veronica Mannix, Producer: Gillian Darling Kovanic
Place
Montreal, PQ
Publisher
National Film Board of Canada
Year Published
1999
Physical Description
1 videocassette (52:08) : sd., col., ; 1/2" VHS
Subjects
Substance abuse - In adolescence - British Columbia
Substance abuse - Prevention & control
Abstract
Audience : High School
A group of Vancouver police officers (The Odd Squad) videodocument the lives of drug addicts living in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. The result is a powerful educational tool to help prevent drug use among young people. Includes interviews with addicts and police officers.
Warning : Contains coarse language and graphic scenes
Format
Video
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
V 632 1999
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Truth about drinking

https://librarycatalogue.vch.ca/en/permalink/catalog116033
Call Number
V 630 1998
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
Truth about drinking
Responsibility
Canadian Learning Company
Place
Woodstock, ON
Publisher
Canadian Learning Company
Year Published
[1998]
Physical Description
1 videocassette (30:00) : sd., col. ; 1/2" VHS
Series
Teen files
Subjects
Substance abuse - In adolescence
Alcohol drinking - In adolescence
Abstract
Includes pamphlet on questions to ask before and after watching the video
A powerful video in which teens are shown the effects that alcohol can have on co-ordination, vision, reaction time, the brain & other organs. 2 teens visit the Medical Examiner as he conducts an autopsy on 2 car accident victims - one of whom was an alcoholic. They visit bereaved parents & family to see the effects of losing a loved one to drunk driving. The video ends with a realistic simulation of the deaths of 3 teens who are passengers of a drunk driver. They attend their own funerals and see their parents read farewell tributes.
Format
Video
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
V 630 1998
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