“Wheat City: 1900s, Making Modern Brandon”
Pre Talk: Paul Shore, Host Pre Talk: Tom Mitchell, Producer
This feature documentary portrays the impact on Brandon of Edwardian era economic expansion triggered by renewed western settlement, technological innovation in communication and transportation, and what historians have termed the second industrial revolution. In the years 1900-1913, these forces transformed Brandon ushering in a modern city with a complex social structure replete with the tensions of gender, class, and ethnic division.
Tom Mitchell, Producer; Kenneth Nichols, Composer; Sandra Smith, Violin; Catherine Wood, Clarinet; Leanne Zacharias, Cello; Alla Turbanova, Piano