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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.
The film was made in conjunction with "Now We Live on Clifton."
Extras included in this package:
- Video: Winnie Wright, Age 51 (5 minutes, 44 seconds).
Forty years after filming Winnie Wright, Age 11, filmmakers Gordon Quinn (camera) and Sue Davenport (sound) pay Winnie a visit at her home during a viewing of the film with friends and family.
- Throwback Photo #1: Kartemquin co-founder and current Artistic Director, Gordon Quinn, and friends.
- Throwback Photo #2: Gordon Quinn in the Collective-era late 60s-70s.
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.
Trailer for The Kartemquin Films Collection, Volume 4 : The Collective Years. DVD now available! Featuring the 1974 Kartemquin classics NOW WE LIVE ON CLIFTON; WINNIE WRIGHT AGE, 11; VIVA LA CAUSA; and TRICK BAG. Use code KTQvol4 for 25% off your pre-order before March 15th on our website: https:...
"Side by Side" Original Tape Transfers vs. Restored Files
A preview from the Kartemquin Films Collection: The Early Years Vol. 4 (coming soon!) extras. Compare side-by-side, the original transfer and the restored files of Winnie Wright Age 11, Now We Live On Clifton, Trick Bag, and Viva La Causa.