Tiger on a tight leash

Canada, 1974

Film
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Episode of Series “Challenge for change/Societe nouvelle”.
Cathy, mother of three, is a university department head in a Canadian city. She speaks of the insecurity she experienced because of unpredictable day care arrangements, and of the reflection of the same difficulty in the work of her married students, who do not work as creatively as they could. One of a group of films about working mothers.

Credits

producer/director

Kathleen Shannon

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Duration

00:07:33:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1974

Appears in

Challenge for change/Societe nouvelle

Group of items

Challenge for change/Societe nouvelle

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

29540

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Family - Canada

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Women - Canada

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Canada - Social conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Child care

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Day care centers

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Family - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Women

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Women - Canada

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Women - Employment

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Child care

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Motherhood

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Mothers - Employment

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Women - Canada

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Working mothers

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Child care

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Day care centers

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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