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Black Mother Black Daughter

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Black Mother Black Daughter explores the lives and experiences of black women in Nova Scotia, their contributions to the home, the church and the community and the strengths they passed on to their daughters. Some of the women appearing in the film are Edith Clayton, a basket maker; Pearleen Oliver, a historian; Dr. Marie Hamilton, an educator and community leader; and Daurene Lewis, a weaver and politician. Also appearing is the dynamic female a capella quartet Four the Moment.

1989, 28 min 59 s

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Honorable Mention
International Film and Video Festival
April 1 to 14 1991, Sacramento - USA

NFB Kathleen Shannon Documentary Award - with a cash prize of 1,000
Yorkton Film Festival
May 30 to June 3 1990, Yorkton - Canada