Vintage 16mm films about the joy and melodrama that is the school dance. Films include- As Others See Us (1953) – The Dairy Council shows us how to behave when at a social event. Getting Closer (1975) – Will young Greg make it to the dance tonight or will his shyness keep him at home
Teenagers are always getting into trouble;- whether its hanging out with the wrong crowd, dating, drinking or body odor.These films try to head off problems early. Films include: Name Unknown, Going Steady, Getting Along with Parents, Body Care and Grooming, Unto Thyself Be True and Any Boy – USA.
Out of the many genres in the AV Geeks Educational Film Archive, venereal disease films are one of the most popular, simply because they provide a revealing glimpse into the secret history of sex in the United States. During the first half of the twentieth century, society was conservative in regards to sexuality, but only
Sin, sex and sores! Films include: VD: Every 30 Seconds, Innocent Party, Know For Sure, The Lunatic and VD Attack Plan.
Invariably somebody asks us if we’re “holding” any drug films. Well, we’ve got your “fix”. Films include: Are Drugs the Answer?, Easy Way Out, LSD-Narcotics, Marijuana (with Sonny Bono), and LSD-Insight or Insanity (narrated by Sal Mineo).
Learn all about the dangers of marijuana, the perils of heavy petting, the difference between boys and girls, and the joys of menstruation. Two hours of digitally mastered shorts from original 16mm prints • Historical notes on each film by collection curator Skip Elsheimer of A/V Geeks.Films include: LSD:Case Study, Narcotics:Pit of Despair, Social-Sex Attitudes
Through the flicker of dim projector bulbs and the warble of optical soundtracks a blueprint for better living in the Atomic Age was spelled out in no uncertain terms. Now just as you remember them, Fantoma presents these collections of sex education & drug prevention. In case you haven’t learned your lesson, get another dose
Films for and about girls covering a wide range of subjects – from puberty to fire safety to buying shoes to exercise and more! Heroine Of The Week (1960s circa) 5 min A fire chief tells a reporter about how a young teen girl who realizes that a fridge is on the fire. Girls Are
16mm films that highlight all the problems with the male gender. Films include: Car Theft, What About McBride? and more!
Films that introduce middle America to the concept of the ‘hippy’, including: Oh Woodstock!, The Hippie Temptation (with Harry Reasoner) and Marijuana (with Sonny Bono).
The miracle of puberty but only for the young ladies. Films include: Story of Menstruation, Personal Health for Girls, Naturally a Girl and It’s Wonderful Being A Girl.
In October of 2006, we lost an important educational filmmaker – Sid Davis. He wasn’t the best filmmaker and his message wasn’t always a progressive one. In fact, his vision of a world filled with sexual deviants and kids on the brink of tragedy helped usher in the current paranoia. Films include – Name Unknown,
Drugs acting badly. Films include – Case Study Amphetamines, Drug Attack, Marijuana: Great Escape, Drugs Are Like That and Drugs and the Nervous System.
In honor of those sticky, itchy days after Valentine’s Day, the A/V Geeks share their favorite film genre – venereal disease films. Each film is a mini melodrama of sin, sex and sores. Films include Casual Encounters Of The Infectious Kind, VD – Play It Safe, More Common Than Measles And Mumps and more.
If scientists dig deep enough in the trash mounds of our popular culture, they will find evidence of beings with long stringy hair, colorful yet tattered clothing and mouths that continuously spew self-important rhetoric. Yes, there is evidence of a time when Hippies roamed the Earth and the A/V Geeks have found glimpses of these
A 1980s Christian investigative report linking rock music and suicide. Lots of criticism of Boy George, AC/DC, Mick Jagger, transvestites, drugs, sex, satanism, etc. Many great moments, especially their description of the time they tried to shut down a Prince concert.