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Category: Film


One of the earliest films ever made is a silent movie from the 1890s about a child playing a trick on a gardener. Since then, children and young people have been the subjects of a wide spectrum of films – serious social dramas, heartbreaking tragedies, heroic adventures, and hilarious comedies. The pieces in this section reflect the complicated history of children on film.

In America

That’s Kristy Sullivan, who has just used up one of the three wishes she thinks she has in life by safely crossing the Canadian-American border with her family on their way to New York City.