This film is part of Rentals
Camp in Camden
Eye-opening record of an alternative summer camp for Camden youth by community group Inter-Action.
Director: Dick Foster
Watch out for the Moon men! Out of the ashes of the 60s in the ever-alternative Camden Town came this bold experiment in community education. There are some surprises in store for participants and observers in this eye-opening documentary, shot in a then-innovative 'fly on the wall' style. The film follows a summer camp run by collective Inter-Action, as it engages, entertains and educates a group of young people with a range of abilities through theatre role-play.
Inter-Action was set up in 1968 by the American-born ED Berman, a multi-talented educator, poet, playwright and social activist, and a pioneer in developing innovative community projects to foster education and creativity. The tireless Berman is still very active today.