The Education Of Shelby Knox

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  • Genre(s): Documentary
  • Release year: 2005
  • Running time: 76 min
15-year-old Shelby Knox of Lubbock, Texas is a self-described “good Southern Baptist girl,” Knox herself has pledged abstinence until marriage. When she finds that Lubbock has some of the highest rates of teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases... read more

15-year-old Shelby Knox of Lubbock, Texas is a self-described “good Southern Baptist girl,” Knox herself has pledged abstinence until marriage. When she finds that Lubbock has some of the highest rates of teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases in the state, and her county’s high schools teach abstinence as the only safe sex, she becomes an unlikely advocate for comprehensive sex education, profoundly changing her political and spiritual views along the way. “I think that God wants you to question,” Shelby says, “to do more than just blindly be a follower, because he can’t use blind followers. He ca

Original Release

06/21/2005

US Release

06/21/2005

Cast

Shelby Knox Herself
Yvonne Caudillo Herself
Rene Maquilleur Himself (as Rene Caudillo)
Amanda Noble Herself
Ricky Waite Himself
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Marion Lipschutz, Rose Rosenblatt

Cast

Shelby Knox Herself
Yvonne Caudillo Herself
Rene Maquilleur Himself (as Rene Caudillo)
Amanda Noble Herself
Ricky Waite Himself

Producers

Editors

Rose Rosenblatt, Jeremy Stulberg

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