Re: Unquiet Death of Eli Creekmore

Barb Bergman (barbara.bergman@MNSU.EDU)
Wed, 19 Sep 2001 12:20:48 -0700 (PDT)

Thanks. And thanks for correcting the title. Explains why I couldn't find it :)

At 12:24 PM 9/19/2001, you wrote:
>The Unquiet Death of Eli Creekmore
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>55 min. Video. Sale $395. Rental $75.
>Filmakers Library Inc.
>212-808-4980
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>Produced by KCTS/TV
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>* "Shows our inability as a society to delineate the bounds of
>parental rights in relation to the rights of the child... Recommended." -
>Choice * "This amazingly well-balanced pro- duction... is an
>unforgettable por- trait of a small, blue-eyed youngster who never had a
>chance within a family and a system that failed to protect him." - Booklist
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>This is a powerful documentary on a brutal child abuse case.
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>Through moving accounts by family members, teachers and doctors, we learn
>how a three-year-old was repeatedly mistreated by his father. A brutal
>beating when he refused to stop crying was the cause of his death.
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>Eli's plight had not gone unnoticed. Over the years, it had been reported
>to Child Protective Services by his grandmother, his teacher, and the
>doctor who had treated his other injuries. Although Eli was removed from
>his family for a short period, he was returned because the mandate of the
>agency was to keep families together whenever possible. This tragedy has
>caused the state to re-examine its child-protective laws.
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>American Psychiatric Association, 1989
>Red Ribbon, American Film and Video Festival, 1989 Western Psychological
>Association, 1988
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> >The Unique Death of Eli Creekmore
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> >Is this title available on video?
> >
> >The faculty member told me she'd taped it off PBS years ago.
> >
> >
> >Barb Bergman
> >Media Services Librarian
> >Memorial Library
> >Minnesota State University-Mankato
> >(507) 389-5945
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>Barbara Black
>Video Library
>Information Technology Services
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