To climb a mountain

United States, 1975

Film
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Shows how blindness is a handicap that can be overcome. Presents a story about a young man and woman and a group of their friends who successfully climb a mountain. Explores their feelings about their accomplishments as blind people and examines the attitudes of society about blindness.

Credits

director

Ted Abenheim

producer

Dennis Passaggio

production company

BFA Educational Media

Language

English

Duration

00:15:25:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

29595

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Blind orientation and mobility

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

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

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Sports for the physically handicapped

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Mountaineering

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Physically handicapped - Recreation

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sports for the physically handicapped

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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