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La Fin d'un long silence - DVD ONF/NFB

Catalogue Number:  NFB526392
Producer:  National Film Board Of Canada
Producers:  Laurette Deschamps, Barbara Janes, Kathleen Shannon
Directors:  Laurette Deschamps
Producing Agencies:  Ciné-Sita Inc. (Montreal), Office national du film du Canada (Montreal)
Subject:  Canadian History, Canadian Social Studies, Civics, Documentary, Family Studies/Home Economics, Global Studies, Health and Medicine, Religious Studies, Social Issues, Social Studies, Women's Studies
Language:  French
Grade Level:  Post Secondary
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1986
Running Time:  56:28

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Through the eyes and experiences of feminists leading the struggle against injustice towards women in India, this film explores several key issues. The film focuses on abuses of the traditional dowry system, leading to the harassment and murder of a shocking number of young brides; and on the traditional preference for male children.

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