Sisters in the Struggle

Sisters in the Struggle


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This documentary features Black women active in politics as well as community, labour and feminist organizing. They share their insights and personal testimonies on the double legacy of racism and sexism, linking their personal struggles with the ongoing battle to end systemic discrimination and violence against women and people of colour.

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Sisters in the Struggle, Dionne Brand & Ginny Stikeman, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Dionne Brand
    Ginny Stikeman
  • producer
    Ginny Stikeman
  • executive producer
    Rina Fraticelli
    Ginny Stikeman
  • cinematography
    Joan Hutton
    Moira Simpson
    Zoe Dirse
    Susan Trow
  • sound
    Diane Carrière
  • editing
    Margaret Wong
  • sound editing
    Danuta Klis
  • music
    Faith Nolan

  • Mameka

    II totally agree with these sisters in the struggle. It doesn't matter what skin colour or race we come from, all women should join in equal participation to end sexism and racism wherever we are.

    Mameka, 15 May 2011

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