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Keeping the Home Fires Burning

Directed by Sara Diamond
Canada, 1988 (documentary, 49 minutes, English)

Film Description:
"This tape explores the experiences of British Columbia women who worked during WW2. Non-traditional work in the aircraft, ship-building and the forest industries as well as service sector jobs are highlighted through original footage, dramatizations and oral history. The tape deploys personal testimony and humor to describe women's sometimes rocky integration into the labour force, social attitudes towards women and work, women's changing consciousness and experiences with trade unionism."
-- V tape (source)


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