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  • Release Date: Oct 29, 2003
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 52 min.
  • Genres: Drama
  • Director:Liz Garbus


Shanae was arrested for murder at the age of 12, after stabbing a friend to death. Megan's mother was a drug-addled prostitute, and after being placed in, and escaping from, nearly a dozen foster homes, Megan committed a violent crime. These girls are the subjects of Liz Garbus' documentary, Girlhood. Garbus encountered the girls at the Waxter Juvenile Facility in Baltimore while...more

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