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Who Cares

Who Cares (Trailer)

| 1 min

In this cinema vérité documentary, director Rosie Dransfeld captures the gritty and dangerous world of Edmonton's sex trade workers where, in a post-Pickton era, women now voluntarily provide police with DNA samples for future postmortem identification.

This film deals with mature subject matter. Viewer discretion is advised

  • director
    Rosie Dransfeld
  • writer
    Rosie Dransfeld
  • producer
    Bonnie Thompson
  • executive producer
    David Christensen


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Ages 17 to 17

Health/Personal Development - Sexuality
Health/Personal Development - Substance Use and Abuse/Addiction
Media Education - Documentary Film
Social Studies - Contemporary Issues

Introduce the concept of cinema vérité, and explain why this film is an excellent example of this documentary style. Discuss Project Care in Edmonton, how it is set up, and its purpose. Discuss how registering with Project Care is of benefit both to the girls and to the police, and why some girls are wary of this initiative. Have students suggest ways in which prostitution could be made safer and explore the various reasons why girls might enter the sex trade.

Who Cares (Trailer)
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