The Swedish fokus

United Kingdom, 1975

Film
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A film study of the Fokus flats at Taby, Stockholm, it examines how far these specially-designed apartments have liberated handicapped people from their physical constraints. Peter Large, who has himself been disabled by a polio attack, talks to the Swedish tenants about their living environment and opportunities.

Credits

producer

John Miller

production company

Open University

BBC-TV

Duration

00:25:13:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1975

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

29134

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Dwellings

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Housing

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Environment - Social aspects

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Housing

Crafts & Visual Arts → Architecture

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Environment - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Housing

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Housing - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Sweden - Social conditions

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Dwellings

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Handicapped - Care and treatment

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Housing

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Physically handicapped

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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