Our Two Cents Worth

1985, 29:00 minutes, English


Our Two Cents Worth is a self-reflective documentary which addresses current economic problems facing women today. While trying to depict the trials women face the producers and primary character, Toni Goree, discuss the difficulty of avoiding cliches that misrepresent women on a low income. The program not only expresses these concerns, but also offers some solutions.
"... delivered with twinkling downeast understatement." -Thomas Waugh, Cinema Canada
Our Two Cents Worth is formally innovative, directly challenging documentary conventions." -Robin Metcalfe, Arts Atlantic

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Critical Writing

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by James MacSwain. Queer Looking/ Queer Acting, 1997. Mount St. Vincent: Mount St. Vincent University Press, 1997.
Women & Video Exploration: Three Halifax Videos
by Robin Metcalfe. Video Guide, Dec. 1988, v. 9, no. 45.
The Grierson Seminar
by Unknown. Cinema Canada, Feb. 1986, no. 127.