Mam
TitleMam
Director Red Flannel Films
CountryUK
Year1988
Duration52mins
Format16mm, Vhs video, Umatic video
DescriptionThe 'Welsh Mam' has played a central role in the social, economic and cultural life of the South Wales Valleys. She has been portrayed as a powerful matriarch within the confines of the miner's home and family. Through interviews, drama and the use of archive footage MAM looks at the myths surrounding the Mam and examines the reality of her life both past and present.