Class of promise

Canada, 1985

Film
Please note

Sorry, we don't have images or video for this item.

Before 1965, not a single woman had received a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Western Ontario. Two decades later, the class of ‘84 was almost 25% female. Class of Promise tracks the progress of selected students and the careers of several female graduates. Their impact on management in the male-dominated business world is considerable, but ultimately they still find themselves wrestling with issues career-oriented men seldom have to face, particularly the conflict between family and work.

Credits

director

Barbara Sears

co-producer

John Spotton

John Kramer

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:42:22:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

34274

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Women - Interviews

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Equal pay for equal work

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Management

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Women executives

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Women in business

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Women - Canada

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

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

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Equal pay for equal work

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Equality

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

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

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

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Women executives

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

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Women - Education

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Role reversal

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

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Women's rights

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Working mothers

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

History → Women's rights

People → Women - Interviews

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

Please note: this archive is an ongoing body of work. Sometimes the credit information (director, year etc) isn’t available so these fields may be left blank; we are progressively filling these in with further research.

Cite this work

If you would like to cite this item, please use the following template: {{cite web |url=https://acmi.net.au/works/78477--class-of-promise/ |title=Class of promise |author=Australian Centre for the Moving Image |access-date=21 January 2021 |publisher=Australian Centre for the Moving Image}}