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Diablo is Done For

Australia, 1993 (MIFF 1994, Youth Film Festival)

Director: Esben Storm

Diablo Is Done For is a drama designed for use to encourage the provision of support and assistance for victims of child sexual abuse, as well as to challenge community attitudes towaids children and their families where child abuse is a problem. Diablo Is Done For is a sensitive, vibrant and empowering film, sure to encourage intelligent and mature debate via its engaging narrative. The actors in Diablo Is Done For are young students from Sandringham Secondary College.

"This film sparked a mature debate on sexual abuse from my year 8 class. I was surprised that they already knew so much and was pleased to be able to ensure that what they knew was accurate."

The film comes with a specially prepared study guide from Health and Community Services Victoria.

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