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The Impossible Takes a Little Longer

1986 45 min
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The Impossible Takes a Little Longer documents the work and personal lives of five physically disabled women. It shows how they are coping with the problems they share with all women, the problems they share with other disabled women and those unique to their particular circumstances. The film affirms that disabled women can lead full and productive lives as workers, as mothers and as valued community members. It informs both disabled women and the able-bodied about the possibilities of adaptations in the workplace, the use of technological aids and the need for support systems if disabled women are to have …

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The Impossible Takes a Little Longer

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The Impossible Takes a Little Longer documents the work and personal lives of five physically disabled women. It shows how they are coping with the problems they share with all women, the problems they share with other disabled women and those unique to their particular circumstances. The film affirms that disabled women can lead full and productive lives as workers, as mothers and as valued community members. It informs both disabled women and the able-bodied about the possibilities of adaptations in the workplace, the use of technological aids and the need for support systems if disabled women are to have satisfying and productive lives. The Impossible Takes a Little Longer undermines the stereotypes and prejudices that further hinder a large segment of our population.
  • director
    Anne Henderson
  • producer
    Barbara Janes
  • executive producer
    Kathleen Shannon
  • cinematography
    Carlos Ferrand
    Nastaran Dibai
  • sound
    Esther Auger
    Dan Latour
  • editing
    Sidonie Kerr
  • sound editing
    Wojtek Klis
  • music
    Judith Gruber-Stitzer

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