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Open Door - Problem Gambling Television (Full Length) – 2009 Documentary

Open Door - Problem Gambling

Television (Full Length) – 2009 Documentary

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Open Door is a community-based TV series that allows groups or individuals to apply to make a documentary about an issue that concerns them. This programme is about problem gambling. It features frank and revealing interviews with gamblers, as well as support information. The doco describes gambling as a “secret disease” that affects all types of people across all socio-economic groups. It explains that there are “action gamblers”, who are attracted to the risk and thrill, and “escape gamblers”, who gamble to escape some form of emotional pain.

Key Cast & Crew

Shirlie Fairbrother

Producer, Director

Christian Driscoll

Camera, Sound

Reuben Simmonds

Camera, Sound

Produced by

Morningside Productions

Source

Morningside Productions

Acknowledgements

Made with funding from NZ On Air