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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  1. Great work! This is the type of information that should be shared around the internet. Disgrace on the seek engines for no longer positioning this publish upper! Come on over and visit my website . Thanks =)

  2. 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

  3. she got honours and the mum isnt happy?

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

  5. I know and understand this

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

  7.  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.