People here really aren't idiots

Australia, 1972

Film
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The work of a halfway house in Sydney, providing accommodation for young people referred from other agencies such as prisons and psychiatric hospitals. The residents stay for approximately a year, find a job, pay rent, and find in the house a stable environment to help them over the acute stages of adjustment, with the opportunity to interact amongst themselves and with outsiders.

Credits

producer/director

Tristram Miall

production company

Australian Broadcasting Commission

Language

English

Duration

00:41:23:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

32095

Subject categories

Crime, Espionage, Justice, Police & Prisons → Prisoners - Rehabilitation

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

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

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Halfway houses

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

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

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Public welfare

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social action

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social interaction

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social problems

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Adjustment (Psychology)

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Alienation (Social psychology)

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Adjustment (Psychology)

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Alienation (Social psychology)

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Mental illness

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Self-confidence

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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