MY CRAZY LIFE is a series of single documentaries about teenagers who are trying to change their worlds. It is made by new directors for Channel 4 Education.
Telling the World I'm HIV tells the story of a uniquely brave teenager as she tries to take control of her story in the press. Carly hopes that being open will silence the rumours and help teach the public about the realities of living with HIV.
Through the testimony of siblings and friends My Brother, The Boy Who Went to War, goes behind the statistics to tell the stories of three teenage soldiers who paid the ultimate price in the Iraq war.
Not One Of The Gang follows Dexter, an ex-offender, as he struggles with his past to stop kids becoming the gang members of the future. Where police, social services and Charlie's mum have failed, will Dexter be able to get kids like truant Charlie back to school and away from the gang?
My Pit Bull and Me enters the world of teens who love dangerous dogs. In Liverpool pit bulls are the dog to be seen with. But they are also illegal. We follow two teenagers during a major police crackdown as they are forced to choose between their best friend and the law.
The Making of a Teenage Glamour Girl 19 year old student Haf never thought of herself as a topless model. Now a top agency has offered her a contract and is trying to market her as 'the smartest girl in glamour' and as the 'topless Germane Greer'. But will Haf be able to cope with the exposure the glamour world demands?
Directed and Produced by:
Alice Mayhall Telling The World I'm HIV - 4 June
Drea McGurk My Bother, The Boy Who Went to War - 5 June
Laura Wilson Not One Of The Gang - 6 June
Lucinda Bell My Pitbull And Me - 7 June
Suzie Samant The Making Of A Teenage Glanour Girl - 8 June