Co-op Housing: The Best Move We Ever Made

Co-op Housing: The Best Move We Ever Made

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The film explores the dimensions of the housing crisis in Canada, the definition of cooperative housing, and its possibilities as described by some of the people who are living in such dwellings today. Here, housing is owned and operated by people as users, not as investors. The film emphasizes an alternative in housing: security of tenure and mutual aid as the owner-families have come to value them.

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Co-op Housing: The Best Move We Ever Made, Laura Sky, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Laura Sky
  • script
    Laura Sky
  • narrator
    Laura Sky
  • producer
    Kathleen Shannon
  • executive producer
    Len Chatwin
  • photography
    Carol Betts
    Nesya Shapiro
    John F. Phillips
    Joan Hutton
  • sound
    Aerlyn Weissman
  • editing
    Ginny Stikeman
  • sound editing
    Flora Lee Wagner
    Jackie Newell
  • re-recording
    Jean-Pierre Joutel
  • music
    Laurent Coderre