The Sterilization of Leilani Muir

The Sterilization of Leilani Muir

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A single IQ test and misguided 'science' irreparably changed the life of a 14-year-old Canadian girl. This documentary follows Leilani Muir's search for justice and explores how eugenics (improving hereditary qualities of a race through the control of reproduction) became acceptable in the early 1900s.

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The Sterilization of Leilani Muir, Glynis Whiting, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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Credits
  • director
    Glynis Whiting
  • producer
    Graydon McCrea
    Jerry Krepakevich
  • executive producer
    Graydon McCrea
  • script
    Amanda McConnell
  • photography
    Ken Hewlett
  • sound
    Clancy Livingston
  • editing
    Wayne Anderson
  • sound editing
    Downy Karvonen
  • re-recording
    Paul Sharpe
    Kelly Cole
  • voice
    Judy Mahbey
    Gord Marriott
  • narrator
    Thomas Peacocke
  • music
    Jan Randall
  • research
    Elizabeth Klinck
    Ruth McDonald
    Russell Mulvey
    Maureen Prentice
    Karen A. Wyatt
    Theresa Wynnyk

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