Who taught her that at only 13 years old, her chubby little body was unworthy of a photographic memory?? Spencer goes on to state that at years-old she was bullied for her weight — not by other girls, but by boys. Why was a 13 year old worried about cellulite??? Because the media told her it was bad. That SHE was bad and needed to change. I had to. I had to find a way to be happy. Put on that bikini and smile.
Few films offer such rich human material…as useful as it is intelligent. A fluid hand held camera follows an ethnically diverse group of four working class teenage girls who strut, flirt and testify in Girls Like Us , an hour long documentary exploring female teenage sexuality. Filmed in South Philadelphia over a period of four years age , Girls Like Us brings into sharp relief many of the conflicts of growing up female and reveals the impact of class, sexism and violence on the dreams and expectations of teenage girls. In documenting the friendships, challenges and triumphs of these four young women, acclaimed filmmakers Jane C. It has also been screened at film festivals and cultural institutions around the world.
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