Great Grand Mother

Great Grand Mother


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This short film is an ode to the women who settled the Prairies, from the days of early immigration to 1916 - when Manitobans became the first women in Canada to receive the provincial vote - and beyond. Recollections of women are complemented by a series of quotations drawn from letters, diaries, and newspapers of the day, which are spoken over re-enacted scenes and archival photographs.

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Great Grand Mother, Anne Wheeler & Lorna Rasmussen, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Anne Wheeler
    Lorna Rasmussen
  • producer
    John Taylor
  • executive producer
    Kathleen Shannon
  • re-recording
    Barry P. Jones
  • music
    Ann Mortifee
    Doug Edwards