"We [women filmmakers] are constantly discredited. Because our films are different than men's films it is assumed that we are ignorant of the rules and don't know any better, The truth is that we see things differently, We make different kinds of juxtapositions. We see connections and things more in their interwoveness -- which men call diffuse."
-- Kathleen Shannon
Timmins, John. "Kathleen Shannon: Goodbye to all that; Studio D's Executive Producer wins Order of Canada." Interview with Kathleen Shannon. Cinema Canada, no. 134, October 1986. (p. 35)