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Union Time

15-min teaser
Filmmaker: Matthew Barr
A true David versus Goliath story, “Union Time” is a promotional teaser for a documentary in production about the successful fight to unionize the world’s largest pork slaughterhouse, located in Tar Heel, NC.

Documentary

Bread and Roses: The Lawrence Textile Strike

6:17m

The Lawrence Textile Strike was a strike of immigrant workers in Lawrence, Massachusetts in 1912 led by the Industrial Workers of the World. Prompted by one mill owner’s decision to lower wages when a new law shortening the workweek went into effect in January, the strike spread rapidly through the town, growing to more than twenty thousand workers at nearly every mill within a week. 57 more words

Working Class

Century of Women

on garment workers, 1909 strike, Triangle, 15 minutes

Documentary

Small Homeland

2013
Drama
Italy
Director: Alessandro Rossetto
Writers: Caterina Serra, Alessandro Rossetto, Maurizio Braucci
111 Minutes

Working Class

Bread, Concrete, and Roses

2013
Documentary
Turkey
Director: Yonetmen

The film is about the dangerous life of construction workers in a foreign land far from their homeland, and their social problems.
–Written by Steven Zeltzer

Documentary

The Southeast of Ankara

2013
Documentary
Director: Yonetmen
22 Minutes

The families of those immigrated for various reasons live in the four edge districts of Ankara which are located in the boundaries of Çankaya. 37 more words

Documentary