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A House Divided: Elderly Abuse
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directed by Lyn Wright, fl. 1985-1995; produced by Lyn Wright, fl. 1985-1995, National Film Board of Canada (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1990), 37 mins
Through four portraits, A House Divided sheds light on the hidden tragedy of elder abuse. The abuse itself takes many forms, ranging from willful neglect to financial exploitation to physical attack. The families depicted come from all walks of life and cultural backgrounds. We see one loving niece who is pushed t...
directed by Lyn Wright, fl. 1985-1995; produced by Lyn Wright, fl. 1985-1995, National Film Board of Canada (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1990), 37 mins
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A Brooklyn Family Tale
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directed by Roger Weisberg and Murray Nossel; produced by Murray Nossel and Roger Weisberg (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 56 mins
This powerful documentary follows two generations of the Santiago family of Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Twenty years ago at about the same time that "Cisco" and "Stingray" Santiago became leaders of the notorious Assassinaters gang, Sister Mary Paul and Sister Geraldine, started a unique social service agency called Th...
directed by Roger Weisberg and Murray Nossel; produced by Murray Nossel and Roger Weisberg (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 56 mins
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The Unquiet Death of Eli Creekmore
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produced by David Davis, 1948-, KCTS/TV (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1988), 58 mins
This is a powerful documentary on a brutal child abuse case. Through moving accounts by family members, teachers and doctors, we learn how a three-year-old was repeatedly mistreated by his father. A brutal beating when he refused to stop crying was the cause of his death. Eli's plight had not gone unnoticed. Over...
produced by David Davis, 1948-, KCTS/TV (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1988), 58 mins
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My Mother, My Abuser
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directed by Helene Courchesne; with Michelle Elliot; produced by Nicole Messier (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 42 mins
The sexual abuse of children committed by women, most often mothers, is a rarely documented subject. In this film, six victims of maternal incest powerfully convey their nightmarish child hoods. "It is common that young children do not have the words to tell other people" says Michelle Elliott, psychologist and au...
directed by Helene Courchesne; with Michelle Elliot; produced by Nicole Messier (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 42 mins
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