Promises, promises: small town survival

Canada, 1973

Film
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A film exploring the problems and potential’s of small towns in the Drumheller Valley region of Alberta. It documents the citizen participation generated in the region by the Task Force on Urbanisation and the Future, the citizens’ reaction to curtailment of the Task Force exercise, the events that followed, and the lesson of this experience for other districts facing similar problems.

Credits

production company

ONF | NFB

producer

Roger Hart

Duration

00:33:00:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1973

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

015773

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Alberta

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Cities and towns - Canada

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Urbanization

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Urbanization

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Cities and towns - Growth - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Citizen participation

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Community development, Urban

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Community organization

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Community power

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Urbanization

History → Urbanization

Places → Alberta

Places → Cities and towns - Canada

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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