The Family

Bob Quinn

Description

Bob Quinn’s seminal documentary, deemed too disturbing for television viewers and not broadcast until 10 years after its completion, reveals life inside the Atlantis Commune at Burtonport, Co. Donegal where its members, The Screamers, led by English woman Jenny James, practised Reichian methods of extreme emotional self-expression.’ (Sourced from http://www.ifi.ie/film/archive-at-lunchtime-double-bill-jan-2013/ on May 16th 2016)

Details
Title

The Family

Year

1979

Creator

Bob Quinn

Medium

Moving Image

Form

Short, Series

Genre

Biographical,Public access

Subject

Communal living,Alternative lifestyles, Family

Language

English (eng)

Duration

28 minutes

Original format

Physical: Film: 16mm

Aspect ratio

4:3

Colour

Colour

Sound

Sound

Rights

Shared: Bob Quinn/ RTE (1980)

Artist website

http://conamara.org/

Link to work

no link available online