Mabel
Mabel

Mabel

2016  |  21 Min

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  • Director: Teresa MacInnes
  • Cast: Mabel Robinson, Lola Ewing, Ruby Johnstone, Nellie Westhaver
  • Awards: Best Social/Political Documentary 2017 - Banff Rockie Award
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The daughter of a barber, Mabel Robinson turned her passion into a profession at a time when women could aspire to not much more than a good marriage. Passion and ambition, as she often recalls, gave her the drive that remains to this day. Filmmaker Teresa MacInnes delves into the life of 90-year-old Mabel who has been a hairdresser for the past 70 years, the first woman in Hubbards, Nova Scotia to run a business. Business is in the purple at this inspiring salon where some patrons have been visiting for over 60 years.

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