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Black Mother Black Daughter ONF/NFB


Catalogue Number:  NFB528800
Producer:  National Film Board of Canada
Producers:  Shelagh Mackenzie, Germaine Ying Gee Wong
Directors:  Sylvia Hamilton, Claire Prieto
Producing Agencies:  National Film Board of Canada (Montreal)
Subject:  Black History, Diversity, Documentary, Women's Studies
Language:  English
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1989
Running Time:  28m 59s


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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.

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