STD - CHECK IT OUT

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This instructional film created by Capcom for the Department of Health promotes methods to avoid contracting STD’s and STI’s and what to do if one does find themselves with a sexually transmitted disease. Aimed at teenagers and youth in their early twenties.

Teenage couples in an arcade play a space invaders style video game which outlines sexually transmitted diseases and sexually transmitted infections, their symptoms, health effects and possible cures.

Prophylactic measures and condoms are discussed along with the need to seek professional advice

A selection of teenagers discuss what they know about them and are given advice. Contains dramatisations of visits to the doctors and relationships between young adults.

Song ‘Check It Out’ performed live by Charlotte Yates, Jacqui Clark, Gerard Tahu, Tim Hunt.

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Year 1987

Reference number F33603

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Educational

Duration 0:19:09

Production company Capcom, Dept of Health, Wgtn

Credits Narrator: Julie Cravino
Narrator: Grant Walker
Director: Paul Davidson
Writer: Paul Davidson
Producer: Paul Davidson
Camera: Bob Mortimer
Cast: Tom McPhee
Cast: Sean Broadley
Cast: Hugh Morgan
Cast: Michael Hurst
Cast: Jane Soldera
Cast: Andreiana Feist
Cast: Shane Dye
Cast: Marcel Baier
Cast: Tim Stephens
Cast: Joanne Maunder
Cast: Caitlin Cherry
Cast: Jason Mansfield
Cast: Sarah Boddy
Cast: Katrina Turrell
Cast: Phillip Puohotaua
Cast: Larissa Matheson
Cast: Rachel Lum
Cast: Sarah Wright
Cast: Mary Kuresa
Cast: Simon Laidlaw
Music: Charlotte Yates

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