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Prairie Women

Prairie Women

| 45 min

This film illustrates the struggles of Canadian prairies women to achieve a more just and humane society within the farm movement and at large. During the early 1900s, women on the prairies looked for ways to overcome their isolation. Out of the resulting farm women's organizations grew a group of women possessing remarkable intellectual abilities, social and cultural awareness, and advanced worldviews.

  • director
    Barbara Evans
  • script
    Barbara Evans
  • producer
    Caryl Brandt
  • executive producer
    Tom Radford
    Graydon McCrea
  • cinematography
    Doug Cole
    Moira Simpson
    Roger Vernon
  • sound
    Daryl Powell
    Garrell Clark
    Per Asplund
    Rick Gustavsen
    Tim Hiltz
  • editing
    Peter Svab
    Barbara Evans
  • sound editing
    Peter Svab
  • narrator
    Elan Ross Gibson
  • music
    Connie Kaldor
  • cast
    Brandi Beckner
    David Beckner
    Virginia Beckner
    Juliet Brown
    Dennis Cyr
    Sandi Gregg
    Judith Lebane
    Miriam Newhouse
    Brenda Prentice
    Shaun Umscheid


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