GOING ON 13 Film Screening and Discussion

Thursday, February 2, 2012
6 to 8 p.m.
Dewey Hall, Room 1-101
University of Rochester's River Campus

In this award-winning documentary, we meet four girls who remind us of the joys, hopes, humor, and dreams that come with the changing (and sometimes different) expectations of home and school as childhood slowly becomes a thing of the past. For teachers, these stories reflect the strengths of different home experiences. For parents, it’s an opportunity to remember the things that make you laugh and the things that make you proud. For students, these stories challenge assumptions about a right way to grow up. And for all of us, it’s a chance to remember how glad we are to have survived this time of confidence versus doubt and acceptance versus rejection, even if we thought we knew all there was about Going on 13.

Following the film, we will be guided by experts and practitioners in the fields of human development and adolescence in a conversation about the developmental pathways of these four spunky and insightful girls. The event is free and open to the public. Parking is $3.00 per car on campus. Please stop by the information booth on Wilson Blvd. for parking information. A sign language interpreter will be provided for the event. For more information, please visit www.warner.rochester.edu or contact the Warner School Academic Support Office at (585) 276-5405 or help@warner.rochester.edu.

Tags: human development