Why women run [videorecording] /
National Film Board of Canada.
Montréal, Qué. : National Film Board, c1999.
1 videocassette (47 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. (VHS)
C9199 040/EZ018
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Montréal, Qué. : National Film Board, c1999.
C9199 040/EZ018
credits note
Written and directed by Meredith Ralston ; producers: Kent Martin, Michael Mahoney ; producer for the CBC, Penny Longley ; executive producer, Sally Bochner ; photography, Donna Barnett, Michael Mahoney ; camera, Dean Brousscau, Donna Barnett, Michael Mahoney ; editor, Markham Cook ; music, Chris Crilly.
general note
"A National Film Board of Canada Production."
Closed captioned. A decoder is required.
Produced in association with Vision TV and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation ; produced by the Documentary East Studio, Atlantic Centre, National Film Board of Canada.
Narrator, Deborah Allen.
On June 2, 1997, residents of Halifax went to the polls to choose between Mary Clancy, the incumbent Liberal Member of Parliament, and Alexa McDonough, leader of the federal New Democratic Party of Canada. It was slated to be one of the most highly contested races in the country and one of the rare occasions when two strong women candidates were running against each other -- The movie highlights the accomplishments of women in politics and the problems many women face participating in the political process.
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