Poison Ivy

Canada, 1979

Film
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Sixty-six-year old Ivy Granstron jogs, skis, bowls and gardens and does carpentry work. Sometimes she walks into a wall. Due to insufficient care at birth, she has only 4 1/2 vision, but she doesn’t let blindness interfere with her life. She practices the art of ‘mind over eyes’.

Credits

production company

ONF | NFB

producer

Jack Long

Duration

00:13:00:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1979

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

016440

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Women - Canada

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Aged women

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Women

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

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Aged women

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Old age

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Women

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Aged women

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Aged women - Health and hygiene

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

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

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Old age

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → People with disabilities

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Physical fitness

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

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)

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