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Chandler's Mill

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A historical drama set in 1889, Chandler's Mill examines the plight of workers, and particularly child workers, in the New Brunswick wool industry. The story revolves around the efforts of one young teenage girl to better the lives of her friend and other workers, on the eve of a public hearing of the Canadian Royal Commission on Capital and Labour. Through the use of historical re-enactment, Chandler's Mill explores the issues of child labour, worker's rights and union organizing in 19th-century Canada.

1990, 29 min 19 s

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Award of Excellence for Best Cinematography (David deVolpi)
FIN: Atlantic International Film Festival
September 24 to 29 1991, Halifax - Canada

Award of Excellence for Best Costumes (Nicoletta Massone)
FIN: Atlantic International Film Festival
September 24 to 29 1991, Halifax - Canada