Chain Camera


1h 29m 2001

Brief Synopsis

A candid portrait of 16 contemporary urban teens, shot using the form of a chain letter. Ten video cameras were handed out to 10 teenagers at a Los Angeles high school. They recorded their daily lives and then passed on their cameras to 10 other students. Among the students highlighted are: Rosemary

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
2001
Location
John Marshall High School, Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 29m

Synopsis

A candid portrait of 16 contemporary urban teens, shot using the form of a chain letter. Ten video cameras were handed out to 10 teenagers at a Los Angeles high school. They recorded their daily lives and then passed on their cameras to 10 other students. Among the students highlighted are: Rosemary, who speaks of her bulemia and plans to become a stripper; Tim, who lives in a bullet-ridden house and yearns for a steady girlfriend; Ethiopian-born Mena, who discusses race relations; Cinamon, a warm hearted lesbian; Winfred, who needs to pass math to return to the football team; Amy and her boyfriend Victor; Ethan, the homecoming prince; and the politically committed Jesse.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
2001
Location
John Marshall High School, Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 29m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 2001

Released in United States June 13, 2001

Released in United States on Video July 26, 2005

Released in United States Summer June 22, 2001

Broadcast in USA over Cinemax as part of series "Cinemax Reel Life" September 12, 2001.

Released in United States 2001

Released in United States 2001 (Documentaries: Truth With an Attitude)

Released in United States 2001 (Documentary Competition)

Released in United States June 13, 2001 (Los Angeles)

Released in United States Summer June 22, 2001

Released in United States on Video July 26, 2005