I think your patron is looking for TITICUT FOLLIES by Frederick Wiseman at
Zipporah Films, www.Zipporah.com, phone is 617-576-3603.
This tape is $500.
All the best!
At 01:01 PM 7/18/00 -0700, 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 (email@example.com)
Eileen M. Tierney
Head, Media Resource Center
University of Rhode Island
15 Lippitt Rd.
Kingston, Rhode Island 02881