A GROUP of home-schooled students from the Adelaide Hills will make
their film-making debut as part of the Little Big Shots Film Festival. The five students, aged between 10 and 14 years, made We're
Homeschooled! which explores the myths and realities of non-traditional
Co-director Maisie Fabry, 14, of Aldgate, said the short documentary had taken a month to shoot and edit.
"When you go into shops, people say things like `Oh, are you home-schooled? Where do you do that?' " Maisie said.
"We say `At home'. Hopefully, the film will help to clear up some of those questions."
Maisie said they interviewed people on the street:
"Most people said they wouldn't want to do home schooling because there
was no social interaction, but in the film we prove there's no problem
The international festival, to be held between October 9 and 11, is
aimed at youth. The 6 1/2-minute film will be screened at 12.30pm on
It's just one of 55 films from 20 countries in the fourth annual Little Big Shots Festival. The full program is available at www.littlebigshots.com.au