September 12th, 2006 07:44 EST
Judyth Piazza chats with Erahm Christopher, Director of Teen Truth
When did school become a scary place?
TEEN TRUTH is a rapid-firing, lyrical documentary that weaves a story of one teenager`s struggle to overcome bullying with candid interviews of over fifteen diverse high school students. Filmed almost entirely by students, TEEN TRUTH features real youths coping with rejection, loneliness and harassment. Their candid stories provide important insight, which builds to an emotional climax that illustrates the sobering consequences of bullying. Featuring gripping school shooting facts and media, including authentic Columbine 9-1-1 tapes and security video, which will leave you speechless. TEEN TRUTH is a necessity for every student, parent or teacher struggling to understand the social problems associated with bullying and school violence.
TEEN TRUTH is...
An explosive, unadulterated documentary filmed by high school students seeking the truth behind the issues that lead to bullying and school violence.
TEEN TRUTH will...
Provide students, parents and teachers with a critical understanding of bullying and raise an essential awareness of the social problems that can escalate into school violence.
A portion of CustomFlix.com proceeds will be donated to our TEEN TRUTH partner non-profit organizations.
"TEEN TRUTH bridges the gap between adults and teens. Teenagers will have the ability to live through another teen`s eyes. Adults will see what goes on daily in the life of a teen and understand the stress and pressure they endure. I personally recommend this video to teens, parents and teachers as a must see."
- Frank G. Green, LPC, Executive Director, Keys To Safer Schools.com
"What an eye opener for my students! There wasn`t a word spoken during its viewing. All students should view this piece prior to entering high school! Definitely a must see!"
- Maryanne Friend, Instructor, San Joaquin County Office of Education
"Candid and engaging interviews reminding us not only of the effects of bullying on victims, but also the impact on schools and the community."
- Pam Johns, Counselor, Linden Unified School District
"TEEN TRUTH is the first educational video I actually paid attention to and learned something from."
- Jordanna Palermo, Student, Valhalla High School, San Diego, California
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Running time: 22 minutes
Format: DVD-R (about DVD-R compatibility...)