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Mabel's Saga

Mabel's Saga

| 14 min

This short animation celebrates menopause through the story of Mabel. She’s juggling work, teenagers and an elderly mom. Now she’s got hot flashes and chin hairs! Before you can say "estrogen," purple-haired Mabel finds herself the heroine of her own adventure. Colourful computer animation and a rich musical score offer a reassuring look at one of the most important passages in a woman's life.

This film deals with mature subject matter. Viewer discretion is advised

  • director
    JoDee Samuelson
  • producer
    JoDee Samuelson
    Kent Martin
  • animation
    JoDee Samuelson
  • background artist
    Lesley McCubbin
  • technical supervisor
    Hans Samuelson
  • effects recording
    David B. Ward
  • sound editor
    Don Ayer
  • sound mixer
    Shelley Craig
    Geoffrey Mitchell
  • foley artist
    Karla Baumgardner
  • digital image consultant
    Susan Gourley
  • titles
    Gaspard Gaudreau
  • film recording
    Pierre Landry
  • production coordination
    Richard Lesage
  • technical coordinator
    Patricia Coughran
  • program administrator
    John William Lutz


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Ages 12 to 17

Family Studies/Home Economics - Aging/Death and Dying
Health/Personal Development - Human Growth and Development
Science - Biology

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