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Turning 16 Series
The Story of Rosie

Teen pregnancy in Jamaica.

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26 minutes
Directed by Robbie Hart and Luc Côté
Produced by Adobe Foundations

What is the role of the family? 25% of all Jamaican 16-year-old girls are expecting a baby. Can they reconcile their role as mother with their desire for a career and a carefree teenage life?

An episode in the 8-part series that explores whether there is such a thing as a global teenager. The series focuses on the lives of six teens in six different countries and examines the major issues facing young people everywhere.

Other titles in the series are:

Youth & The Global Village - How much do teens have in common worldwide?

The Story of Idrissa - Cultural values conflict with consumerism for a boy in Africa.

The Story of Eman - A Cairo girl's struggle to attain higher education.

The Story of Pintinho - A young Brazilian athlete hopes soccer will be his ticket out of poverty.

The Story of Puttinan - A determined Thai girl has experienced the hardship of child labor.

The Story of Sonam - A Tibetan boy in India tries to reconcile religious faith and cultural distractions.

Youth & the Future - Teens worldwide consider their futures. What impact will Western culture have?

Grade Level: 6-12, College, Adult
US Release Date: 1994     Copyright Date: 1994
DVD ISBN: 1-59458-848-1     VHS ISBN: 1-56029-602-X

"Great for introducing teens to their international peers."

"Asks all the right questions, placing fundamental human (and adolescent) concerns in an edifying-and sometimes troubling-global context."
Wilson Library Bulletin

"Remarkable young people's programming... It is at once celebration, consciousness-raising, and conscience-challenging... Each episode offers a vibrant profile from the country being spotlighted."
The Ottawa Citizen

DVD $59
VHS $59
DVD $35
VHS $35

The Story of Rosie

"It is at once... consciousness-raising, and conscience-challenging." The Ottawa Citizen

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Awards and Festivals
Prix Gemeau, Best Editing, Academy of Canadian Cinema & TV
Finalist, Banff International TV Festival
Silver Apple, National Educational Media Network Competition
Vermont International Film Festival

Central America/The Caribbean
Developing World
Multicultural Studies
Reproductive Rights
Teen Pregnancy

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