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Open Door - AIM Television (Full Length Episode) – 2011 Documentary

Open Door - AIM

Television (Full Length Episode) – 2011 Documentary

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Open Door is a community-based TV series where groups or individuals make a documentary about an issue that concerns them. This episode is about Adults in Motion (AIM) - an organisation helping intellectually disabled young adults by giving them social interaction, education, life skills, and the possibility of future employment. The doco interviews AIM founder Sally O’Mara, and other parents; as well as volunteers and participants. Former All Black Robin Brooke features as the owner of a local supermarket offering work to an AIM participant.

Key Cast & Crew

Shirlie Fairbrother

Producer, Director

Drew Watkin

Narrator

Alok Upadhyay

Camera, Sound

Seeing them happy is worth everything. If you’re having a bad day and you come in here, it’s like you’re not having a bad day any longer. You just have a really good time with them. You come away laughing sometimes.
– AIM volunteer Kim Brydone

Produced by

Morningside Productions

Source

Morningside Productions

Acknowledgements

Made with funding from NZ On Air