Domestic Abuse, Female Victim, Film Resources, Sexual exploitation, Years 10 - 11, Years 7 - 9

Film Session – Ava’s Story

Ava’s Story is a Not in our community film that shows how a young girl is affected by experiencing domestic abuse. Ava’s mum was being coercively controlled by Carl; an act of relationship abuse. This has made Ava vulnerable to abuse herself. The locations and details shown are not intended to represent how and where these incidents took place.

As this film has multiple endings, we recommend pausing and discussing on each as follows:

Ava goes to Kelly: 8:56

Ava goes to Paul: 9:34

Ava goes to Lyla: 10:24

Ava goes to IDVA: 11:02

Film released: February 2020

Creating Your Session

Choose your resources from the list on this page.

  1. Firstly choose one of the introduction activities.
  2. Based on the length of your session and the size of your group, choose one or two additional activities.
  3. Download the debrief and additional information pack.