Militant Mothers – Beating the Power Brokers

screens: 
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 12:20
Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 18:30
location: 
Vancity Theatre
1181 Seymour St.
tickets: 
$9 adult; $6 child, youth, senior; $5 each for groups of 10 or more
Director: 
Gordon McLennan
length: 
3min
year: 
2014
country: 
Canada

Sometimes being on the side of right is a difficult place to be. In 1971, a group of mothers from the Raymur Housing Project found that out when, for the sake of their children’s safety, they were forced to take on the school board, city council and a national railway company. After phone calls, petitions and speeches got them nowhere, they took one last courageous act.

Predeceds: True Son

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