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Big Mama

In Big Mama, a devoted grandmother struggles to raise her orphan grandson alone in southcentral Los Angeles. She deals with her own failing health, discrimination, and a bureaucratic and legal system that continually threatens to intervene and force them apart. This Academy Award winning documentary helps to shed light on the changing role of grandparents in society and the changing and diverse composition of the family

Author(s): 
California Newsreel
Format: 
Videocassette
Publisher: 
Newsreel
Physical Description: 
35 minutes
Publication Year: 
2000
Call Number: 
FM5.B20

About

The Resource Center is a membership library that serves a variety of health professionals, researchers, educators and individuals involved in geriatrics and gerontology research.

Partners

The OGEC Resource Center is part of the Oregon Geriatric Education Center (OGEC). OGEC is a collaboration between Portland State University's Institute on Aging, Oregon Health & Science University, and Oregon State University.

Office Hours

Winter Break Hours:

Monday - Thursday:
11am - 4pm

506 SW Mill Street
Urban Center
4th Floor, Room 470G

Contact

OGEC Resource Center
Institute on Aging
Portland State University
P.O. Box 751
Portland, OR 97207-0751

(503) 725-5149

staff@ ogecresourcecenter.org