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The Resource True stories, by Rachel Mira Perez, (electronic resource)

True stories, by Rachel Mira Perez, (electronic resource)

Label
True stories
Title
True stories
Statement of responsibility
by Rachel Mira Perez
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The disturbing issue of "acquaintance rape" (also known as "date rape") is brought to life in this powerful short film. Two female high school students and the two boys who raped them describe their behavior and feelings before, during and after the attacks. One young woman, Melanie, innocently goes to a fellow student s house to study and when he does not pay attention to their studies, she gets up to leave. To her horror, the young man attacks her, asking her what she expected by coming to his house. She does not hesitate to press charges against him and he is convicted. The young man is sent to prison, full of resentment that his life has been ruined. Another student, Vera, attends a party where she has too much to drink and passes out in the bathroom. Joe, a young man who had been flirting with her earlier, attacks her. She fights back but to no avail. Afterwards, Vera tries to forget the incident but when she hears that he has attacked another student, she presses charges and Joe is sent to prison. This film shows that date rape is not a prank, but a crime with serious consequences. Although dramatized, True Stories has a "real life" feeling. It demonstrates the long term impact of date rape on the perpetrator as well as the victim
Awards note
Selected Videos for Young Adults, ALA, 2003
Cataloging source
VaAlASP
Characteristic
videorecording
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Perez, Rachel Mira
Intended audience
For College; Adult audiences
Language note
This edition in English
Runtime
14
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Acquaintance rape
  • Acquaintance rape
  • Date rape
Target audience
general
Label
True stories, by Rachel Mira Perez, (electronic resource)
Link
http://www.aspresolver.com/aspresolver.asp?FLON;1652633
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as DVD
  • Title from resource description page (viewed May 24, 2011)
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Control code
ASP1652633/flon
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (14 min.).
Form of item
electronic
Medium for sound
other
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a210263
  • (OCoLC)747799121
Video recording format
other
Label
True stories, by Rachel Mira Perez, (electronic resource)
Link
http://www.aspresolver.com/aspresolver.asp?FLON;1652633
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as DVD
  • Title from resource description page (viewed May 24, 2011)
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Control code
ASP1652633/flon
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (14 min.).
Form of item
electronic
Medium for sound
other
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a210263
  • (OCoLC)747799121
Video recording format
other

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