Why is The Human Experience rated PG-13?
Official MPAA Rating: The Human Experience is rated PG-13 for
Violence: News footage includes scenes of riots, shootings, natural disasters and other violent depictions. Characters talk about their fears living on the streets. A woman discusses children who are mutilated by their parents in order to make them more effective beggars. Other comments are made about parental abuse and neglect of children. A child cries from pain during a medical procedure.
Sexual Content: Man admits to being exposed to AIDS through sexual activity.
Language: Script includes a couple of scatological slangs, some terms of Deity, a bleeped profanity and a crude anatomical term.
Alcohol / Drug Use: A man drinking from a bottle admits he is an alcoholic. A few characters smoke.
Other: Scenes of extreme poverty and physical deformities are seen. Characters talk about their experience with AIDS. A newborn baby is seen at its birth.