Riding the Gale

Australia, 1987

Film
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In 1978, Genni Batterham contracted Multiple Sclerosis. The battle with this debilitating illness changed the course of Genni’s life and that of her husband, Kim - both individually and as a partnership. This documentary is about Genni’s disability and how she and her husband confronted Multiple Sclerosis and the issues surrounding it.

Credits

director
co-producer

Genni Batterham

Kim Batterham

production company

Stormbringer Films

Independent Productions (AU)

Duration

00:57:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1987

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

35101

Language

English

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Batterham, Genni

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Multiple scleros

People → Batterham, Genni

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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