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The Screen Guide

Genni Batterham was a young healthy 24-year-old student when she contracted multiple sclerosis (M.S.). Within 18 months she became a paraplegic. This film follow Genni trough th continual frstraions of the day. PINS AND NEEDLES takes a poignant look at overall reactions, treatment and acceptance of disabled people and offers some enlightened alternatives to the options presently available to the disabled.

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Crew

Director
Barbara A. Chobocky
Writers
Genni Batterham
Producer
Genni Batterham

Production Details

Production Completion Date
1980
Genre
Science, Social contemporary

Sales

International Sales
Australian Film Institute Distribution

Selected Awards & Festivals

  • International Video Festival
    (1981)
  • Chicago International Film Festival
    (1980)