On Becoming a Woman
1987 | 90 minutes | Color | 16mm/DVD | Order No. 99148
This extraordinary documentary provides rare insights into some important health issues for African American women. Although it was produced before AIDS was a major factor for women, ON BECOMING A WOMAN deals candidly and constructively with teen pregnancy, providing in-depth information about reproduction, birth control, self-examination and sexual activity. Filmed primarily during the National Black Women's Health Project workshop sessions, this historic film also demonstrates models for trust and communication between mothers and daughters.
"An excellent resource for schools, churches and community groups that are working to prevent teen pregnancy."