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What Right Has a Child?

1969 (MIFF 1971, Programme 34)

Director: Elspeth MacDougall

This film explains the United Nations' Declaration of the Rights of the Child, a ten point charter passed in 1959.

The children discuss their concepts of the problems they face and paint their ideas on the right of a child to stay with its mother, to have adequate housing, freedom of religion and the rest of the rights stipulated by the Declaration.

Osiris Statuette, Cracow Festival of Short Films; Special Prize, 7th Int'l TV Festival, Prague.

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