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Militant Mother

Militant Mother

Canada | 2021 | 8 min. | V

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To get to class on time, children from the Raymur Place social housing project were forced to jump shunting train cars that stood in their path. In 1971, after months of petitioning for a safe crossing, a group of mothers made their voices heard by blockading CN rail from delivering goods.

  • Director:

    Carmen Pollard

  • Cinematography:

    Grant Baldwin, Claire Sanford

  • Editing:

    Carmen Pollard

  • Producers:

    Lauren Grant, Lisa Jackson, Carmen Pollard

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  • Translator:

    Julija Gulbinovič