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Finding Our Way Series

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A collection of six titles about how children cope with family crises. The Umpire: A nine-year-old boy must deal with the pain of parental separation in a resourceful and constructive way (17 min.); Hayley's Home Movie: When her separated parents develop new relationships, Hayley must deal with the finality of divorce, and the new people in her life (23 min. 20 sec.); The Hospital: Visiting his mother in the hospital is stressful for eight-year-old Leo because no one will tell him what ails her. They think he's too young to understand (17 min. 43 sec.); Where's Pete?: Seven-year-old Chad must come to terms with the accidental death of the older brother whom he adored (26 min. 17 sec.); Differences: Chris, a young boy on the verge of adolescence, resents the presence of Emma, a Native girl who is visiting his home. Pressured by his parents to welcome her, by his friends to reject her, and by his own awareness of Emma's loneliness, Chris must decide where his loyalties lie (17 min. 7 sec.); Left Out: when Amy's unemployed parents can't afford to send her on a school trip, Amy must overcome her anger and resentment to realize that a lack of money does not necessarily mean a lack of love (24 min. 10 sec.).

1994, 126 min 01 s

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