Distributor:  Kartemquin Films
Length:  26 minutes
Date:  1974
Genre:  Expository
Language:  English
Color/BW:  Color
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Winnie Wright, Age 11

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The story of Winnie, the daughter of a steel worker and a teacher, as a Chicago neighborhood changes from white to black.

Winnie Wright, Age 11

Winnie, the daughter of a steel worker and a teacher lives in Gage Park, a Chicago neighborhood that is changing from white to black. Her family struggles with racism, inflation and a threatened strike, as Winnie learns what it means to grow up white, working class, and female.

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Official Selection Festival dei Popoli, Florence, Italy Official Selection Midwest Film Conference, Chicago Featured Midwest Seminar on Film and Sociology, Bloomington, Indiana


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Suzanne Davenport

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Late 20th Century (U.S. History)
Family Issues
Race and Racism
Urban Studies
Youth Issues
The Industrial Heartland
American Studies

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U.S. History
Family Issues
Labor Studies
Gender Sudies
Film History


Class; Inequality; Economics; Race; Family; Labor; "Winnie Wright; Age 11"; Kartemquin Films; Chicago; working class;

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