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Open Door - CanTeen

Television (Full Length Episode) – 2010

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 CanTeen, the organisation that supports young people living with cancer (both those battling the disease and their siblings). The documentary shows CanTeen members going to a Winter camp at Mt Ruapehu, on a fishing trip, and having celebrity visits from hip hop stars Smashproof, TV fisherman Geoff Thomas, and All Black Ali Williams and coach Graham Henry.

Canteen believes that when young people can meet, talk and share their experiences with others in the same situation, they’re better able to cope with the uncertainties of living with cancer.
– From the documentary's narration

Key Cast & Crew

Shirlie Fairbrother

Producer, Director

Jessie Lambert

Sound

Christian Driscoll

Camera, Editor

Produced by

Morningside Productions

Source


Morningside Productions

Acknowledgements

Made with funding from NZ On Air

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