The Resource A Compassionate Rage

A Compassionate Rage

Label
A Compassionate Rage
Title
A Compassionate Rage
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Producer
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A lot of people talk about what could be done to make the world a better place. Moira Kelly doesn’t just talk, she acts. She’s run an AIDS clinic for children in Romania, been house mother at an Aboriginal mission, worked in India with Mother Teresa, nursed crack babies in the Bronx, rescued kids from the firing lines in the brutal Balkans conflict and set up schools for the disadvantaged in Bosnia. She brings those in need of surgery from war zones to hospitals in the US, Canada, Ireland and Australia. Now she's creating a haven for young people on a farm outside Melbourne. She’s been called an angel of mercy and a pain in the neck, but one thing's for certain - she won’t let anything stand in her way. Moira Kelly describes herself as a professional beggar. Disdaining the bureaucracy of aid organisations, she prefers to work as a sole agent, relying on her family and friends for help and hustling donations from charities and supporters. All you need, says Moira, is a "sense that there is no such thing in the world as ‘no’ and everything is possible". However, in her latest project, she's faced with working with a board of directors if her dream is to become a reality. A Compassionate Rage follows this feisty Australian on her mercy missions across the globe. Over 18 months, we journey from Albania to the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne with a group of ill and injured children, who cannot gain access to crucial surgery in their own impoverished countries. Then it’s back to Albania to restore the kids to their families and arrange further assistance, from schooling and jobs to gifts of land and housing. And home again, to Australia, where Moira’s dream of a safe place for children recuperating from surgery is finally realised. A Film Australia National Interest Program in association with Vue Pty Ltd. Developed with the assistance of the Australian Film Commission and Cinemedia’s Film Victoria. Produced with the assistance of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. © 2011 National Film and Sound Archive of Australia
Cataloging source
CaSfKAN
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by National Film and Sound Archive of Australia in 2002
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lindsay, Alan
  • Clucas, Helen
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
56
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kelly, Moira
  • Social work
  • Women in charitable work
Technique
live action
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Label
A Compassionate Rage
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Publication
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Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 57 minutes)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1118176
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)908377663
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
A Compassionate Rage
Link
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 57 minutes)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1118176
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)908377663
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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