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Hearts of Hate: The Battle for Young Minds Email This Page
Filmmaker: Peter Raymont
VHS - $ 295.00
Price listed includes Public Performance License.
This unflinching documentary is an expose of Canadian racist groups and their frightening influence over young people. Hearts of Hate goes behind the scenes to document young racists and the groups they join: The Heritage Front, Aryan Nations, Church of the Creator, and the Canadian Liberty Net. Penetrating these secretive organization, filmmaker Peter Raymont examines their manipulative and violent practices -- and the power they exert over young minds.

In addition to the footage shot inside the white-supremacist movement, the film is comprised of testamonies from young people inside these groups, revelations from a former racist who abandons the movement, victims of violent racist attacks, and a young anti-racist activist.

Hearts of Hate explores the hatred of racist groups and the appalling injuries they inflict on their victims. The film also examines the sophistication of the racist message, how hate groups exploit new technologies to excite and recruit young people. Finally, the film explores how best to stop these menaces to the stability of our society.

Running time: 57 min, Year released: 1995
Close captioned?: N, Color?: Y
Avail. formats: VHS
ISBN: 1-55974-581-9
Language: English, Subtitled?: N
For classroom?: Y, Study Guide?: N
Grade level: 7th and up

Reviews:

"Shocking...Relentlessly chilling. A candid and disturbing account of how the country's racist groups seduce young recruits."

--The Toronto Star

Winner, Gold Apple Award, National Educational Media Competition
This title can also be found in: Canada, Cultural Studies, National Educational Film Festival Award Winners, Racial Issues, Religion
 

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