A World of his own

Australia, 1981

Film
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Episode of Series “A Fair Go”.
One of a 7 part series which examines the impact of mental and physical disability on individual Australians and their families. They demonstrate the practical implications of coping with a disability in daily life at home, in the work place, at school and in the community. Presented from the viewpoint of the disabled person. This program is about 10 year old Matthew Ellis who is severely mentally retarded. Editor, Rod Adamson; camera, Tony Wilson.

Credits

producer

Elisabeth Knight

Duration

00:13:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1981

Appears in

A Fair Go

Group of items

A Fair Go

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

014638

Language

English

Subject categories

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Mentally handicapped children

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)

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