Glenn's story

Australia, 1979

Film

A documentary based on a story written by a 15 year old boy in the maximum security section of Turana. Discusses his childhood and the events which eventually lead to his becoming a ward of the state and finding himself on the wrong side of the law.

Where to watch/play

Available to watch on ACMI premises over WiFi for purposes of research and study

Credits

production company

Swinburne Institute of Technology. Film and Television School

producer

Sue Dunstan

director

Arnold Zable

Duration

00:15:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1979

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

012655

Language

English

Subject categories

Amateur & Student Films

Amateur & Student Films → Student films - Australia

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Institutional care

Crime, Espionage, Justice, Police & Prisons → Crime

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Institutional care

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Juvenile delinquents

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - overscan

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - presentation

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - overscan

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - presentation

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