RE: Patron looking for a film

Suhr, Angie (
Tue, 18 Jul 2000 14:13:52 -0700 (PDT)

Dear Jim,
I believe that video is entitled ASYLUM.
It was released in 1988 by Direct Cinema.
I am sure it is still available for purchase
from Direct Cinema. Good luck.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jim Scholtz []
> Sent: Tuesday, July 18, 2000 4:01 PM
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> Subject: Patron looking for a film
> 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 (