Item Details

Island of the Colorblind [videorecording]

a presentation of Films for the Humanities & Sciences ; a BBC production ; producer, Emma Crichton-Miller ; director & series producer, Chris Rawlence
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
In this program, Knut Nordby travels with neurologist/author Oliver Sacks to the tiny coral atoll in Micronesia called Pingelap, where almost 10 percent of the population are congenitally colorblind. Together, they set up a clinic and interview residents to learn about life in a society of people where so many have never seen the world in color.-- box cover.
Director
Chris Rawlence
Performers
Host, Oliver Sacks.
Release Date
1996
Run Time
50 min.
Language
English
Notes
  • "02-06-06" -- Disc label.
  • Copyright date from disc label.
  • Videodisc release of a 1996 production.
Variant Title
Subtitle on container and disc label: Monochromatism
Local Notes
The prices for all programs listed on this website include full protection for public performances. A public performance is a non-theatrical performance of a program, without charge, outside the home to a gathering of people other than family members and or acquaintances. (4/6/12)
Edition
Full screen version
Series
Mind Traveller : Oliver Sacks
Credits
Music, Martin Phipps ; editor, Paul Bernays, Rod McLean ; camera, David Barker, Robin Probyn, Chris Morphet.
Published
Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, [2006].
Publisher no.
FFH 8709 Films for the Humanities & Sciences
Terms of Use
Public performance rights secured.
Related Resources
Internet Movie Database Summary and Reviews
Description
1 videodisc (50 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD.
Technical Details
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