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In Her Chosen Field

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This striking documentary pays tribute to the importance of women farmers to the agricultural economy, and recognizes the invisible subsidy their labour provides to consumers. Farm women from various parts of Canada, ranging in age from their thirties to seventies, are shown running a variety of farm operations, including mixed farming in Saskatchewan, wheat farming in Manitoba and dairy farming in Ontario. The women also share their views on agriculture today and their attempt to deal with economic and social challenges.

1989, 28 min 04 s

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Bronze Plaque Award - Category: Social Issues
International Film and Video Festival
October 22 to 24 1991, Columbus - USA

Blue Ribbon Award - Category: Women's Issues
Itinerant - American Film and Video Festival
May 27 to June 1 1991, Philadelphia - USA

Award of Merit - Category: Television / Public Affairs
Itinerant - National Watch on Images of Women in Media (Mediawatch)
November 17 1990, Toronto - Canada

Golden Sheaf Award - Category: Best Documentary under 30 minutes
Yorkton Film Festival
May 30 to June 3 1990, Yorkton - Canada