Re: Patron looking for a film

M. Dew (
Tue, 18 Jul 2000 13:14:11 -0700 (PDT)

Frederick Wiseman--"Titticut Follies"
and "High School" -- distributed by Zipporah Films

> HI Group, I have a patron looking for a 16mm film depicting
> events/patients in a psychiatric hospital - insane asylum, possibly located
> in MA. Professionally done by a main-stream documentary producer in the
> 1970's. Possibly the title began with ...Asylum. Any help with the title,
> producer, etc. would be helpful. Apparently, it was released for
> professional use but also shown in theaters (probably not in 16mm form).
> The patron thinks that the same producer did one on high school. both
> titles were done in cinema verite(sp). Thanks for any suggestions.
> Jim Scholtz (