Re: Patron looking for a film

Stephen Marek (
Tue, 18 Jul 2000 13:32:20 -0700 (PDT)

At 03:01 PM 07/18/2000 , you wrote:
>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 (

Has to be Frederick Wiseman's "Titicut Follies," available from Zipporah
Films, One Richdale Ave.,Unit 4, Cambridge, MA 02140
(617) 576-3603.

Steve Marek
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