Where Have All the Farms Gone?
Tumbledown, weatherbeaten old barns and dwellings stand like gaunt skeletons of other times, reproachful of an economy that let them down. Unable to compete with food-chain marketing, the farmers have moved into town, and eventually the bulldozer applies the final indignity to buildings that once represented a full and wholesome way of life. Filmed in 1969 in the Upper Ottawa Valley of Ontario and Québec, this film carries nostalgia in its mute question: What price progress?
1969, 16 min 08 s
Red Ribbon Award - Category: Technology
Itinerant - American Film and Video Festival
May 9 to 13 1972, New York - USA
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