Illuminated Lives: A Brief History of Women's Work in the Middle Ages

Illuminated Lives: A Brief History of Women's Work in the Middle Ages


                                    Illuminated Lives: A Brief History of Women's Work in the Middle Ages
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This animated short challenges enduring myths, spawned by fairy tales and romances, about women in medieval society. It explores the differences and similarities between that distant period and our own, and shows what medieval women’s lives were really like.

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Credits
  • director
    Ellen Besen
  • producer
    Margaret Pettigrew
  • executive producer
    Kathleen Shannon
    Rina Fraticelli
  • associate producer
    Ellen Besen
  • script
    Wendy Lill
    Gloria Demers
  • animation camera
    Robert Mistysyn
  • sound
    Todd Warren
  • editing
    Sidonie Kerr
    Cathy Gulkin
  • sound editing
    Julian Olson
    Clare Bambrough
  • re-recording
    Adrian Croll
  • narrator
    Margaret Pacsu
  • music
    Sharon Smith

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