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

  • Ellen Besen,
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  • 5 min 51 s

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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Film Credits

director
Ellen Besen
producer
Margaret Pettigrew
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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