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Pettigrew, Margaret

Overview
Works: 50 works in 132 publications in 2 languages and 1,102 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Documentary films  Case studies  Interviews  Juvenile works  Sources  Art  Fiction  Conference proceedings 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: BL473.5, 299
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Margaret Pettigrew
Publications by Margaret Pettigrew
Most widely held works by Margaret Pettigrew
The Burning times by National Film Board of Canada( visu )
16 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and French and held by 410 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 )
14 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and held by 280 libraries worldwide
Describes and discusses early goddess-worshiping cultures and the current women's spirituality movement
Full circle by Donna Read( visu )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 94 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 56 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 used this time to explore new pursuits
Women and spirituality the goddess trilogy ( visu )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Describes and discusses early goddess-worshiping cultures, witch hunts, environmental issues and the current women's spirituality movement
Attention, women at work! ( visu )
8 editions published between 1983 and 1994 in French and English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Presents a documentary about women who have nontraditional careers in such fields as architecture, transportation, and construction. Explores the views of a group of teenage girls about factors that influence career choices. Offers advice on educational preparation for careers through the judicious choice of subjects in school
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
Forbidden love the unashamed stories of lesbian lives ( visu )
4 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Interviews with 10 women who paint a portrait of lesbian sexuality and survival in Canada during the 1950s and 1960s against a backdrop of tabloid headlines, book covers and dramatizations from lesbian pulp novels
Fragments of a conversation on language ( visu )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Feminist writers from Québec and English Canada discuss the absence of female reality in language
Illuminated lives a brief history of women's work in the Middle Ages ( visu )
4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
An animated film re-creates scenes of women at work in the meadows, markets and castles of the Middle Ages. The women of all classes performed a variey of tasks and played a dynamic role in society
Portrait of the artist -- as an old lady ( visu )
2 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in English and held by 13 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.)
Hands of history ( visu )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Features the work and personal narratives of three Canadian artists of native ancestry
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
Nous sommes des ingénieures by Beverly Shaffer( 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.)
Speaking our peace by Bonnie Klein( visu )
4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Filmed in Canada, Britain and the U.S.S.R., this documentary focuses on peace initiatives by women. In interviews and encounters with Soviet women, they outline their views on war and peace
Asking different questions women and science ( visu )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 7 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 right candidate for Rosedale ( visu )
2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 6 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
Uses newsreel footage, family photos, and interviews to document the history and use of D.E.S., a synthetic hormone routinely administered to pregnant women to prevent miscarriage but which, years later, produced harmful side effects to children born of the women who used the hormone
Children of Canada series ( visu )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Each videocassette contains a compilation of three films telling the story of three different Canadian children, celebrating their differences and similarities
 
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English (76)
French (11)
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