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Pettigrew, Margaret

Works: 53 works in 149 publications in 2 languages and 1,091 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Documentary films  Case studies  Art  Interviews  Drama  Juvenile works  Sources  Conference proceedings 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: BL473.5, 299
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Publications about Margaret Pettigrew
Publications by Margaret Pettigrew
Most widely held works by Margaret Pettigrew
The Burning times ( visu )
15 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and held by 387 libraries worldwide
An in-depth look at the witch persecutions that swept through Europe during the Middle Ages. Of those killed, 85 percent were women. An exploration of the process whereby the old pagan communities were destroyed by Church authorities, fear, and misogny
Goddess remembered ( visu )
17 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 266 libraries worldwide
Describes and discusses early goddess-worshiping cultures and the current women's spirituality movement
Full circle by Donna Read( visu )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 92 libraries worldwide
In this inspiring documentary, filmmaker Donna Read examines the many manifestations of women's spirituality in the Western world in the last decade of the twentieth century. As she completes her personal journey to discover the history and present practices of goddess religions, she finds women meeting together around kitchen tables and in circles on hilltops, discussing spirituality and performing rituals that give them the strength to transform their personal beliefs in political and social action
Toying with their future ( visu )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
The toy industry creates and markets war toys emphasizing power and violence for boys and dolls emphasizing romance and beauty for girls, as demonstrated at a toy fair in Montreal
The Best time of my life portraits of women in mid-life ( visu )
6 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Sixteen Canadian women from diverse backgrounds share feelings, issues, and experiences as they approach, undergo, or look back on menopause. Describes the changes, transitions, and crises they experienced and how many have used this time to explore new pursuits
Women and spirituality the goddess trilogy ( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Exploration of the history, repression and resurgence of the women's spirituality movement
Forbidden love the unashamed stories of lesbian lives ( visu )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Compelling, often hilarious and always rebellious, ten women paint a portrait of lesbian sexuality against a backdrop of tabloid headlines, book covers and dramatizations from lesbians pulp novels in Canada during the 1950s and 1960s
Hands of history ( visu )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Four Aboriginal women artists, Rena Point Bolton, Doreen Jensen, Joane Cardinal-Schubert and Jane Ash Poitras, each from different nations, each from different experiences, each from different artistic mediums. Yet all share in the life of the artist, in the creation of beauty, in the expression of culture and in the recording and examination of history. "Hands of History" combines the strength of each woman's voice with the beauty and power of her art. A powerful and evocative journey of colour and sound, the films pays tribute to their art, their vision, and the role they have played in maintaining the voice of Aboriginal culture
The goddess trilogy ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Pt. 1 looks at goddess-worshipping religions of the ancient past, linking the loss of goddess-centered societies with today's environmental crisis. Pt. 2 discusses the witch-hunts in Europe, with false accusations and trials which led to massive torture and burnings at the stake, and ultimately to the destruction of an organic way of life, presenting the theory that widespread violence against women and neglect of our environment can be traced back to those times. In Pt. 3, authors, teachers, social activists and feminists explore manifestations of contemporary women's spirituality in the Western world, envisioning a sustainable future where domination is replaced with respect
Fragments of a conversation on language ( visu )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Feminist writers from Québec and English Canada discuss the absence of female reality in language
Portrait of the artist -- as an old lady ( visu )
2 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Paraskeva Clark, artist, socialist, feminist, is her own woman at her own cost. This film is a cameo of an irascible and often times touching artist whose work has won her a place in exhibitions and private collections. Born in Russia in 1898, she eventually married a Canadian and moved to Toronto. Because her canvasses reflect a strong social conscience, she had to struggle hard to earn a place in the nation's ultra-conservative galleries. (Awards: Montréal; Melbourne.)
Illuminated lives a brief history of women's work in the Middle Ages ( visu )
5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
An animated film using artwork inspired by medieval illuminations, which takes a look at the realities of women's everyday life in the Middle Ages. Points out that the tasks performed by women varied according to class and locale. Suggested audience: primary, intermediate, secondary, general
Attention, women at work! ( visu )
3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
In this documentary about women in non-traditional jobs, a hovercraft pilot, an architect and two construction journeywomen speak of their success in a male-dominated workplace and the difficulties they had to overcome. Each one offers practical advice on the choice of a career. These career portraits are intercut with a discussion among teenaged girls about the factors that influence career choices: sex-role stereotyping, fear of failure, self-image, marriage, motherhood, and family expectations. A good discussion-starter for teenagers, parents, educators, and career counsellors. Support material available. (Awards: New York; Dearborn.)
Le Temps des buchers ( visu )
3 editions published in 1990 in French and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Ce film rend hommage aux sorcières. Celles d'hier, contre qui l'Eglise et l'Etat se sont acharnés, d'un commun accord; celles d'aujourd'hui, qui professent un retour à la connaissance de la déesse primitive, harmonie pacifique de toutes les formes de vie. Un documentaire qui se base sur des transcriptions de procès, des manuels à l'usage des inquisiteurs, des textes littéraires ou religieux, des oeuvres picturales et des objets d'époque
Asking different questions women and science ( visu )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
By asking different questions, five women scientists working in the fields of physics, engineering, environmental health and forest genetics, come up with startling ideas that challenge the foundation of modern science and technology
The Man who stole dreams by Joyce Borenstein( visu )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Presents the animated story about a man who sells dreams to the townspeople from whom he has actually stolen them in the first place
Women and spirituality ( visu )
in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Describes and discusses early goddess-worshiping cultures, witch hunts, environmental issues and the current women's spirituality movement
Nous sommes des ingénieures ( visu )
3 editions published between 1983 and 1993 in French and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Lyne, ingénieure des travaux publics, Carolyn, ingénieure biomédicale, et Denise, ingénieure de l'environnement, sont de bons exemples de ces femmes qui, en nombre croissant, s'engagent dans cette profession autrefois réservée aux hommes. Le film adopte une attitude positive face à la présence des femmes dans les domaines de la science et de la technologie. Il provoquera des débats sur les stéréotypes qui étouffent encore les aspirations professionnelles des femmes quand elles décident d'opter pour des métiers non conventionnels. (Prix : Elmhurst.)
The Right Candidate for Rosedale ( visu )
2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
In 1978, Anne Cools ran for the Liberal Party nomination in Rosedale, one of Toronto's largest and socially most diverse federal ridings. The film both records her bid for political power and explains the nomination contest, a basic step in the Canadian electoral process. Because she was competing against the Liberal Party's preferred candidate, the nomination battle in Rosedale turned into one of the most innovative and fascinating in the history of Canadian politics
D.E.S., an uncertain legacy ( visu )
3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
This film is a look at the development, the marketing, and the medical consequences of D.E.S. ; a drug that was first hailed as a miracle drug is a synthetic hormone routinely administered to pregnant women to prevent miscarriage but which, years later, produced harmful side effects to children born to these women. The film traces the dedicated efforts of Harriet Simand and mother, Shirley who began the first D.E.S. Action Group in Canada, to educate and warn the public about D.E.S and to support other D.E.S. victims
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