The Willmar 8 (TEFC)

United States, 1979

Film
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An award winning documentary which tells the story of how unequal pay, denial of promotional opportunity and lack of respect drove 8 women to form a union and begin the first bank strike in Minnesota. Suitable for upper secondary level.

Credits

director
co-producer

Mary Beth Yarrow

Julie Thompson

production company

GTV Productions

Duration

00:50:22:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1979

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

33244

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Awards

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Banks and banking, American

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Women - Employment - United States

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Banks and banking, American

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Discrimination in employment

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Equality

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Strikes and lockouts

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

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

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

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Women in trade-unions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Women political activists

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Women's rights - United States

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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