Up against the system

Canada, 1969

Film
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People on welfare are rarely heard. What do they go through? How do they feel? How do concerned social and welfare workers feel about the welfare system? What is welfare supposed to do? In this film, welfare recipients and social case workers talk about the problems of being “up against the system.”

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Credits

producer

George C. Stoney

production company

ONF | NFB

director

Terence Macartney-Filgate

Duration

00:19:43:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1969

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