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Eyes of a Child

UK, 1961 (MIFF 1963, Child's Vision)

Director: Henry Lewes

The films views the teaching of blind children at Dorton House in Kent - a group of youngsters whose lives must always be different from our own. There is no comment nor any attempt to appeal for sympathy. Award: Best Documentary, Cork Festival.

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