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Dresden Story ONF/NFB


Catalogue Number:  NFB525658
Producer:  National Film Board of Canada
Producers:  Julian Biggs, Gordon Burwash, Grant McLean, Robert Anderson
Directors:  Julian Biggs
Producing Agencies:  National Film Board of Canada (Ottawa)
Subject:  Black History, Diversity, Documentary, Social Issues
Language:  English
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1954
Running Time:  30m


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This film goes to Dresden, Ontario, to sample local attitudes towards the racial discrimination against black people that brought this town into the news. After a round-up of the opinions of individual citizens, white and black, commentator Gordon Burwash joins two discussion panels, presenting opposite points of view. The rights and wrongs of the quarrel are left for the audience to decide.

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