Break down the barriers

Australia, 1981

Film
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Illustrates how disabled people are breaking down the barriers which, until recently, often precluded their participation in any other than stereotyped recreational activities. Demonstrates such recreational activities as grass skiing, canoeing, lawn and ten pin bowling, swish, rifle shooting, scuba diving, hang gliding, disco and square dancing etc. Commentary by Stan Pretty.

Credits

director
production company

Queensland National Fitness Council

Town and Country Productions

Duration

00:30:10:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1981

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

015536

Language

English

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → International Year of Disabled Persons 1981

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Sports for the physically handicapped

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Physically handicapped - Recreation

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Recreation

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sports

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sports for the physically handicapped

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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