Becoming 13

This smart documentary explores the intimidating terrain of girlhood by following three 12-year-olds over the period of one year. As these girls move from childhood to maturity, it’s clear that peer pressure is an important influence, but as the films shows, the greatest influence in a young girl’s life is family. Filmmaker Victoria King’s creative approach, including the use of “diary-cam” footage, not only follows the girls but allows them to question the world in their own voices. Ultimately, the film reveals the complexities of being 12, both satisfying our curiosity and inviting us to ask, What happens next?

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  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Ashley-Baillie/100002152756791 Ashley Baillie

     OMG being 13 is Soooo hard no responsibility and middle school is soo hard plz tell me your life story wait you don’t have a life you haven’t even finish puberty SHUT UP.

    • TheSweatyButcher

      you sound like a nice person

    • oneheelsgirl

      What you sound like is a bitch!

    • oneheelsgirl

      What you sound like is a bitch!

  • Canada

    Amazing documentary.  Very real…very powerful.  Touching.  Thank you.

  • Gabriel

    I know and understand this

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Alan-Strife-MacDonald/100000317501550 Alan Strife MacDonald

    women are NOT mature at 13 or anywhere near on their way to being mature, what the hell…

  • Yousaid

    she got honours and the mum isnt happy?

  • Elizabeth

    oh my gosh this one of the girls (Avi was it?) went to the same school as me and we watched this in class today and the room that she was in was the same one we were all sitting in.
    oh and the “Mr.Abott lost my titanic report part” the class burst out laughing because that teacher is really forgetful and he’s kind of the but of most jokes in our school because well……he’s just Mr.Abott

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