Hope of Awakening


Three women who suffered domestic violence regain hope for the future.

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Year Produced: 1996
Running time: 24 minutes
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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.

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