Militant Mother

Militant Mother

In 1971, twenty-five resolute mothers from Vancouver's east side made their voices heard, by blocking CN rail from delivering goods.

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Created by DirectorProducerWriterEditor: Carmen PollardProducers: Lisa JacksonLauren Grant
Lead Actors Carolyn JeromeNina MercierSafira MercierOtto Breternitz-WallCassius Ellis
Key Crew Director of Photography: Claire SanfordAdditional Cinematography: Grant Baldwin Mike McKinlayComposer: Brent Belke

Content Warnings:

Mild Language

Genre:

Documentary and Reality

To get to class on time, children from Vancouver's largest
social housing project were forced to jump shunting train cars that stood in their path. After months of advocating for a safe crossing, twenty-five mothers made their voices heard by blockading CN rail.