The film was made entirely by women in San Francisco NEWSREEL. It was
a collective effort between the women behind the camera and those in
front of it. The script itself was written from preliminary interviews
with the women in the film. Their participation, their criticism, and
approval were sought at various stages of production.
"... What we see is not only natural and spontaneous, it is thoughtful
and beautiful. It is a film which immediately evokes the sights and
sounds and smells of working class kitchens, neighborhood streets, local
supermarkets, factories, cramped living rooms, dinners cooking, diaper-washing,
housecleaning, and all the other "points of production" and battlefronts
where working class women in America daily confront the realities of
their oppression. It is . . . a supremely optimistic statement, showing
the sinews of struggle and capturing the essential energy and collective
spirit of all working people-and especially that advanced consciousness
which working class women bring to the common struggle."
1971 - 40 minutes