A Wall of Silence

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 Patricia Quinn-Boas who contracted spinal meningitis and is now almost completely deaf as a result. Editor, Sarah Bennett; camera, Tony Wilson.

Credits

production company

Film Australia

producer

Elisabeth Knight

Duration

00:14:00:00

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

014639

Language

English

Subject categories

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

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

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

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

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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