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Love Affair with Politics: A Portrait of Marion Dewar

1987 26 min
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In this short documentary, Oscar®-winner Terre Nash turns her lens on Marion Dewar, one of Canada's most successful female politicians, while she was mayor of Ottawa. In her 7 years as mayor, Dewar was instrumental in the Rideau Centre project, introduced disarmament referendums into municipal politics, was the leading force in raising Canada's quota for Vietnamese refugees, and became known for her social responsibility and common sense.

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Love Affair with Politics: A Portrait of Marion Dewar

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In this short documentary, Oscar®-winner Terre Nash turns her lens on Marion Dewar, one of Canada's most successful female politicians, while she was mayor of Ottawa. In her 7 years as mayor, Dewar was instrumental in the Rideau Centre project, introduced disarmament referendums into municipal politics, was the leading force in raising Canada's quota for Vietnamese refugees, and became known for her social responsibility and common sense.
  • director
    Terre Nash
  • editing
    Terre Nash
  • producer
    Bonnie Sherr Klein
  • executive producer
    Kathleen Shannon
  • cinematography
    Susan Trow
  • animation camera
    Robin L.P. Bain
  • sound
    Diane Carrière
  • sound editing
    Jackie Newell
  • music editing
    Julian Olson
  • re-recording
    Jean-Pierre Joutel
  • music
    Ann Mortifee

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