Jugendwerkhof (Juvenile Detention Center)
1982, b/w, 30 min., Documentary
Director: Roland Steiner
Script: Roland Steiner
Camera: Heinz Richter
VHS-PAL, no subs:
Maiga, a fifteen year-old, is sent
to a Juvenile Detention Center for shoplifting and truancy. She
and her friends are interviewed over the course of four weeks.
The film gives a fascinating account of what background these
children come from, what the principles of education at the Juvenile
Detention Center are, and the chances these teenagers still have at
making it in society.
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