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Firewalking

Synopsis
Follows a group of nine students as they are led through a series of exercises and activities in groupwork, self-belief, controlling imagination and focusing energy. These culminate in walking barefoot for 20 feet over burning charcoal. Serves as an insight into group psychology and into the nature of pain.
Series
Shotlist, Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 18 min.
Year of production
1999
Availability
Sale; 1999 sale: £150.00 (+VAT +p&p) higher education - master tape for re-editing and copying 2000 sale: £35.00 (+VAT inc. p&p) VHS, higher education
Uses
Social and cognitive psychology, and physiology courses.
Subjects
Psychology
Keywords
firewalking; groupwork; pain; self-esteem

Credits

Producer
Fiona Jackson

Production Company

Name

Leeds University Television

Sponsor

Name

Educational Broadcasting Services Trust

Email
support@fenc.org.uk
Web
http://www.fenc.org.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01553 630828
Address
c/o fenc
The White House
8 Gayton Road
Ashwicken, Kings Lynn
Norfolk
PE32 1LS
Notes
EBST was set up in 1987, to spread specialist learning through broadcast and new media; it’s roots were in BBC and public service broadcasting. Now EBST Online is part of FENC (www.fenc.org.uk).

Distributor

Name

Educational Broadcasting Services Trust

Web
http://www.ebst.co.uk/shop/index.php External site opens in new window
Phone
01553 630828
Address
EBST Online
The White House
8 Gayton Road
Ashwicken
Kings Lynn, Norfolk
PE32 1LS,
Notes
Educational and training materials with an emphasis on maths, science and skills development, produced in collaboration with consortia of university and college academics and media departments under the auspices of the Educational Services Broadcasting Trust. Series include Maths for Engineers, Shotlist, and the Skillbank vocational skills training programmes. For sale on DVD or via download. Now ebst online is part of FENC. (www.fenc.org.uk)
Name

Leeds University Television

Contact
Sally Popplewell (Sales supervisor)
Email
mediaservices@leeds.ac.uk
Web
http://mediant.leeds.ac.uk/vtcatalogue/ External site opens in new window
Phone
0113 343 2660
Fax
0113 343 2669
Address
Media Services
University of Leeds
Leeds
LS2 9JT

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