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The Other Side of the Picture

The Other Side of the Picture

| 52 min
The Other Side of the Picture
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This feature documentary tackles the question: "are there no great women artists?" The statistics are confounding: at Washington's National Gallery only 1 in every 30 paintings is by a woman. In Canada, women account for a mere 8 percent of the National Gallery's collection. This thought-provoking film takes us into the homes and studios of artists such as Mary Pratt, Joyce Weiland, Jane Ash Poitras and Landon Mackenzie, who address the question of inequality in the art world. Traversing the last two centuries of women's art history, this film offers provocative comment on why we are still missing the "other side of the picture".

  • director
    Teresa MacInnes
  • producer
    Gillian Darling Kovanic
  • executive producer
    Graydon McCrea
  • script
    Andrew Gardner
  • cinematography
    Kent Nason
  • sound
    John Martin
    Bruce Perlman
    Eric Davies
  • editing
    Janice Brown
  • narrator
    Gillian Barber
  • music
    Peter Allen
  • participation
    Doris McCarthy
    Landon Mackenzie
    Susan Fisher Sterling
    Julie Springer
    Dennis Reid
    Linda Nochlin
    Kirk Varnedoe
    Nicholas Tuele
    Kerry Mason
    Mary Pratt
    Joyce Weiland
    Gathie Falk
    Judy Chicago
    Robert F. Dornan
    Olga Korper
    Barbara Pratt Wangersky
    Buseje Bailey
    Jane Ash Poitras
    Lisa Birke



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