Social Issues and the Economy
National Film Board documentaries reflect upon incidents from Canada’s past and show political history as it happens.
Strike in Town
1955, Director: Leslie McFarlane
1 min 50 s
2. This is a scripted, acted film. What has it in common with fictional filmmaking? Do you think that this should be considered a documentary? Why or why not?
Staged against the background of a small one-industry town, this film shows the processes of collective bargaining common to Canadian industry and how they affect a union, a company and a community.