Ain't No Time for Women

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Persister Shorts Program 1: Workforce
Streaming on Hot Docs at Home Thu, Apr 29, 2021 10:00 AM
Women’s work has always been ignored, underpaid and taken for granted. Domestic workers, farmers, artists, hairdressers, reindeer herders and strippers remind us that their labour is essential and that as taxpayers, voters and bosses, appreciation of their efforts may come by force.
Film Info
Country Listing:Canada
Premiere Status:Toronto Premiere
Festival Info
Festival Year:2021
Accessibility:Full Subtitles
Program Category:Shorts
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Sarra El Abed
Producer(s):Isabelle Grignon-Francke
Writer(s):Sarra El Abed
Editor(s):Jordan Choinière
Cinematography:Catherine Lefebvre
Composer:Ilya Ghafouri
Sound:Ilya Ghafouri


Winner—Betty Youson Award for Best Canadian Short Documentary

A group of women gathered at a hairdresser's on the eve of the 2019 presidential election in Tunis transform the space into a lively town square, mirroring the turmoil and generational divide of a country with one of the youngest democracies in the world. Mariam Zaidi

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