Hope of Awakening
DVD1996 24 Minutes
Three women who suffered domestic violence regain hope for the future.
Focuses on the transformation of three women, victims of domestic violence, now living life with hope for the future for themselves and their children. Describes the psychological patterns which keep women from leaving abusive partners, and related issues of fear and low self-esteem. Interwoven with their personal stories are the comments of clinical psychologist Dr Elizabeth Kalb. The video is divided into sections; The Relationship, Abuse, Control, Emotional Abuse etc., and moves at a rapid pace. Good discussion starter. U.S.A.
Made in 1996 this film reflects the cultural attitudes of the country and language of the time it was made. The issues raised are timeless. The film quality may not be to modern standards.
This programme can be rented on our Video on Demand system for £2.00. For this you can view as often as you like within a 48 hour period of your own choosing.