The Cubbies

Australia, 1979

Film

Features an adventure playground which allows children to play on their own terms, and enables creative expression. Through the eyes of Joan Healy, Supervisor of the Fitzroy Adventure Playground (South Australia), the film takes a candid look at the children and their projects.

Credits

producer

Ron Saunders

production company

South Australian Film Corporation

Duration

00:19:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1979

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

012989

Language

English

Subject categories

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Community development

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Child development

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Children - Recreation

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Children - Social life

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Expression in children

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Self-reliance in children

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Child development

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Children - Recreation

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Adventure games

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Children - Recreation

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Outdoor recreation - Australia

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Playgrounds

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

U-Matic; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - presentation

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