The Fun gap

New Zealand, 1981

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A comprehensive look at the types of sporting activities being provided to the intellectually and physically handicapped of all ages. Special education staff and the participants themselves, including two hearing-impaired people, a young paraplegic, a blind yachtsman and some aged persons, comment on the benefits they perceive in taking part.

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Credits

production company

New Zealand National Film Unit

producer

Derek Wright

director

John King

Duration

00:24:00:00

Production places
New Zealand
Production dates
1981

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

015853

Language

English

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - New Zealand

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Special education - Activity programs

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Handicapped children - Recreation

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

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Handicapped children - Recreation

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sports

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sports - New Zealand

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sports for the physically handicapped

Short films

Short films → Short films - New Zealand

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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