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The Petticoat Expeditions, Part Two: Frances Hopkins

1997 19 min
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This short film from The Petticoat Expeditions series follows artist Frances Hopkins to Canada, where she journeyed by canoe with the voyageurs during the final days of the fur trade in Canada. The Petticoat Expeditions series, which uses the words and works of 3 extraordinary British women to recount their experiences in 19th-century Canada, paints an inspiring portrait of women who would not be constrained by convention.

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The Petticoat Expeditions, Part Two: Frances Hopkins

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This short film from The Petticoat Expeditions series follows artist Frances Hopkins to Canada, where she journeyed by canoe with the voyageurs during the final days of the fur trade in Canada.

The Petticoat Expeditions series, which uses the words and works of 3 extraordinary British women to recount their experiences in 19th-century Canada, paints an inspiring portrait of women who would not be constrained by convention.
  • director
    Pepita Ferrari
  • script
    Pepita Ferrari
  • producer
    Kent Martin
  • executive producer
    Don Haig
  • camera
    Savas Kalogeras
  • sound
    Diane Carrière
    Norman Dugas
    John Martin
  • editing
    Denise Beaudoin
  • re-recording
    Serge Boivin
    Jean Paul Vialard
  • narrator
    Helena Bonham-Carter
  • music
    Judith Gruber-Stitzer
  • cast
    Lila Cano

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