Muscle

Canada, 1983

Film
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Pat Feras, who is a social worker by profession, spends most of her leisure hours body building. This film shows Pat training for, and competing in, a women’s body building championship and includes fascinating footage, of the championship, both from backstage and upfront.

Credits

director

Barry Lank

producer

Andreas Poulsson

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:11:10:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

33567

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Women

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Women

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Stereotype (Psychology)

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Women

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Bodybuilding

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sports

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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