Women workers in Greenland

Lene Aidt, Merete Borker, Denmark, 1975

19 min.DK/Documentary

A different kind of documentary about life in Greenland. The film was made with the co-operation of a group of women who work in a shrimp processing factory in Sisimiut. These women explain what life in Greenland is like from their point of view, stressing the importance of standing shoulder to shoulder in order to improve their working and wage conditions.
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Original title Arbejderkvinder i Grønland
Danish title Arbejderkvinder i Grønland
Keywords 1970-1979, Greenland, Women, Women's conditions, Working conditions, Female directors
Director Lene Aidt, Merete Borker
Screenplay Merete Borker, Lene Aidt
Producer Ebbe Preisler
Director of Photography Lennart Steen
Editor Grete Møldrup
Sound Keld Appel Hansen
Composer Peter Enoksen
Production country Denmark
Production company Ebbe Preisler Film
Domestic distribution Statens Filmcentral
Technical info 218 meter, 16 mm, 1,37:1 Academy, color, Sound
Danish theatrical release 23.10.1975
Cinemas Kino Valde
Danish rating Allowed for children over the age of 15


Production company Ebbe Preisler Film
Commissioned by Danmarks Radio, Statens Filmcentral
Domestic distribution Statens Filmcentral


Direction Lene Aidt
Direction Merete Borker


Script Merete Borker
Script Lene Aidt


Producer Ebbe Preisler


Cinematography Lennart Steen


Editing Grete Møldrup


Music Peter Enoksen


Sound Keld Appel Hansen

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