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Thumbs Down

Parents and Thumbs Down – 1h 41m

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    A parish youth group in a lower middle-class, Chicago neighborhood discusses parental authority, what growing up means, and the difficulties of communicating with their parents.

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    Originally made to support the DVD release of The Kartemquin Films Collection: The Early Years - Volume 1, 1967-1968.

    THUMBS DOWN (1968) 102 minutes
    In this cinema-verite documentary, a teenage youth group called Thumbs Down, decides "to bring Christ to their neighborhood" by holding an anti-...