BREAK THE SILENCE: KIDS AGAINST CHILD ABUSE (1994) –
1994 documentary, with animation designed and directed by John Canemaker

CBS/Arnold Shapiro Productions. Winner 1994 Peabody Broadcasting Award.
The consequences of kid abuse as seen from the kid’s perspective and in their very own phrases. This CBS particular gained a Peabody Award.

The Hollywood Reporter by Laurence Vittes, 24-26 March, 1995:
“Whereas many exhibits with an identical function make the abuse itself typically gratuitously graphic, BREAK THE SILENCE makes use of the talents of animator John Canemaker and his crew to show the abuse in a superbly touching and compassionate fashion that each youngsters and adults will perceive with out being overwhelmed by apprehension.”

See additionally: “Animating the Silence,” by Mike Lyons, Replace, vol.three #four, 1994; “Canemaker Animates the Silent Rage Inside Baby Abuse Victims” by Carolyn Giardina. Backstage, n.d.
Day by day Selection, 31 Might 1994. Full-Web page advert, p. 15;
The Hollywood Reporter, 31 Might 1994 assessment by Rick Sherwood:
“This is not simply one other particular about youngster abuse. It’s THE particular . . . “; Day by day Information – New York Vue, 29 Might – four June, 1994 “Saying ‘No’ to Abuse;” Animation Journal, March/April 1994, p. 46.

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