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Sisters in the Struggle


Sisters in the Struggle features black women who are active in community organizing, electoral politics, and labour and feminist activism. They share their insights and personal testimonies on a legacy of racism and sexism. The analyses they present link their struggles with the ongoing battle against pervasive racism and the systemic violence faced both by women and by people of colour.

Running Time: 49 min.
Subject(s): Activism, African Cinema and Culture, American History, Anthropology, Conflicts, Current Affairs, Gender, Human Rights, Law and Justice, Politics, Society, Women
Language(s): English
Subtitles: French
Producer(s): Rina Fraticelli, Ginny Stikeman
Production Company: National Film Board of Canada

Festival Participation

  • IMAGE Film and Video Festival - 1992
    Honorable Mention for Best Documentary Film
  • Columbus International Film and Video Festival - 1992
    Bronze Plaque Award - Category: Social Issues
  • Global Africa - 1992
    Honorable Mention

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