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WOMAN NAMED MARY, A

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One of the major issues facing society and the church today is a sociological trend called the ‘feminization of poverty’. This is the American version of ‘A Fine Line’ (also available in AVEL.) The feminine face of poverty is presented as ‘Mary’ shares her changed perceptions of society and of her own identity, since ‘joining’ the ever-increasing number of women who find themselves living in poverty.

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SHOPPING BAG LADY

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Mildred Dunnock portrays an old lady who lives under a bridge in Central Park, N.Y., all her belongings in shopping bags. She meets some teenage girls with little sympathy for the old. The film movingly depicts the breaking down of the barriers of age, thoughtlessness and selfishness between one of the girls and the old lady.

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INTERVIEW WITH CHRISTINA WAYMARK AND EILERT FRERICHS

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Two 25 minute interviews. In the first segment, Laurier Lapierre, CKVU Vancouver, interviews Christine Waymark. In the second, Chris Vogel, ‘Coming Out’ Winnipeg, interviews Eilert Frerichs. In each interview Christine and Eilert talk about their experience of being lesbian and gay, their families and their church, The United Church. We suggest that these interviews be used one after another in the order on the video.

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