British Universities Film & Video Council

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To See or Not to See

Synopsis
A humorous animation film about a therapist who invents spectacles to cure a patient’s inferiority complex. It shows the psychology of how defences are built up through stages of human development from infancy, adolescence and young adulthood. This is an education and training resource ideal in classrooms and conferences to lift the spirits. The artwork and animation is from award winning animator Bretislav Pojar.
Language
English
Country
Canada
Year of release
1985
Year of production
1969
Subjects
Social Studies; Psychiatry
Keywords
animation films; perception; humour; psychology

Credits

Animator
Bretislav Pojar

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£14.40
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
16 minutes
Year
2018

Production Company

Name

National Film Board of Canada

Web
http://www.nfb.ca/ External site opens in new window
Notes
The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) has an international reputation for producing social issue documentaries, auteur animation, alternative drama and innovative digital content, with a unique Canadian perspective. Since the NFB’s founding in 1939, it has created over 13,000 productions and won over 5,000 awards. The website gives details of the complete collection of NFB films. For personal viewing, films are streamed for free at http://www.nfb.ca/ or can be delivered to your i-Phone, iPad, Android or BlackBerry Playbook. Educational institutions can subscribe for online delivery and DVDs for sale are listed in the online store section of the website. Purchasers outside of the USA and Canada will need to check availability and pricing.

Distributor

Name

Concord Media

Email
sales@concordmedia.org.uk
Web
http://www.concordmedia.org.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01473 726 012
Address
Rosehill Centre
22 Hines Road
Ipswich
IP3 9BG
Notes
A long-established, not-for-profit organisation with a large collection DVDs, specialising in the sectors of general and mental health, child care, race relations, war and peace, addictions, the third world, ecology, civil rights, personal relationships, educational issues, and social work training. Concord also handles titles made for the Graves Medical Audio-visual Library. Sale on DVD. Formerly known as Concord Video and Film Council. In 2014 Concord began to offer selected films as Video on Demand, via Vimeo.

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