Summerhill

Canada, 1967

Film
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Visits England’s progressive co-educational boarding school, Summerhill, founded by Alexander Neill a half century ago. Aims to show that students can make decisions about their studies without lessening the quality of their education.

Credits

producer

Cecily Burwash

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Duration

00:28:00:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1967

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

29076

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Management

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Neill, A. S. (Alexander Sutherland), 1883-1973

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Boarding schools

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Education - Experimental methods

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Education - Great Britain

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Neill, A. S. (Alexander Sutherland), 1883-1973

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Summerhill School

People → Neill, A. S. (Alexander Sutherland), 1883-1973

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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