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Title Stepping out : the birth of a theatre of the mentally handicapped / a film by Chris Noonan.

Published [Sydney] : Binnaburra Film Company, [1980]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Store VID  792.0874 STE  VHS video cassette    AVAILABLE
Physical description 1 videocassette (VHS) (54 minutes approximately) : sound, colour ; 1/2 in.
1/2 in.
polychrome rdacc
Notes Colour recording system: PAL.
Sponsored by the Dept. of Social Security, Health Commission of N.S.W., Community Arts Board, Australia Council with assistance from the Creative Development Branch, Australian Film Commission for International Year of Disabled Persons.
Distributed by: Ronin Films.
Credits Camera, Dean Semler ; film editor, Richard Mordaunt ; music, Keith Jarrett.
Performers Aldo Gennaro.
Summary Explores the lives of a unique theatre group of mentally handicapped people, who have lived in an institution since early childhood, as they prepare for their first public performance at the Sydney Opera House. Looks at the work of Aldo Gennaro, a Chilean arts therapist, who directed the performance.
Other author Noonan, Chris, 1952- producer, director.
Gennaro, Aldo.
Binnaburra Film Company.
Subject Gennaro, Aldo.
Art therapy.
People with mental disabilities -- Education.
People with disabilities and the performing arts -- Australia.
Documentary films.
Theater -- Australia.