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Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance) Disturbing Content


Swahili-language Documentary. Young women and girls in Tanzania go to a safe house to avoid Female genital mutilation (FGM).

Content elements

  • Frequent references and descriptions of FGM - detail
  • Infrequent portrayals and depictions of suffering in an FGM context - little blood and detail

Thematic elements

  • Gender-based violence
  • Challenging traditions
  • Human rights

Classification rationale

Rated PG for disturbing content in a documentary context

Classification date

October 30, 2019