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July 2014





LaborFest 2014 Booklet PDF
Total 44 pages 6.9 MB

LaborFest 2013 Booklet PDF
Total 44 pages 7.5 MB

LaborFest 2012 Booklet PDF
Total 44 pages 5.7 MB

LaborFest 2011 Booklet PDF
Total 44 pages 7.5 MB

LaborFest 2011 Poster PDF
428 KB

LaborFest 2010 Poster PDF

LaborFest 2010 Booklet PDF
( Total 42 pgs - 12.2MB)

2009 Booklet-PDF
44 pages

Past LaborFest

2013 Schedule
2012 Schedule
2011 Schedule

2010 Schedule
2009 schedule

2008 schedule
2007 Schedule
2006 Schedule
2005 Schedule
2004 Schedule
2003 Schedule

LaborFest WishList

Presentation report
7/10-Legacy of The New Deal in California

SF & Oakland General Strike related sites
SF Museum
Oakland General Strike Blog
ShapingSF Project
George Seldes On SF General Strike
Holt Labor Library
The ILWU Story -Warehouse
Survey Graphic, September, 1934
Laborfilm Listing
Labor Festival Listing

Bread & Roses Art Show

Triangle Fire Art Show

LaborFest 2014
80th Anniversary of San Francisco General Strike and
100th Anniversary of 1914 Ludlow Massacre

1934 San Francisco General Strike

Reviews/Articles - 2013
150th Anniversary of Emancipation Proclamation (Presentation on 7/23/13) - Carol Lang
LaborFest rolls into Niles - Tri City Voice 7/2/13
LaborFest 2013 In SF Weekly
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Review of 2013 LaborFest - Richa Chandler
LaborFest Rolls into Niles - Tri-City Voice 7/2/13

Reviews/Articles on LaborFest 2012
San Francisco’s LaborFest Looks to Occupy The Past, Present and Future
Pay for Journalism or Pay the Consequences
by Brian Rinker 7/28/12
San Francisco Retiree Talks — and Walks — Labor History

The Electrical Worker online

Reviews/Articles on LaborFest 2011
Machine-Guns on the Embarcadero? Raids on Union Halls? You Bet -- See Where on Saturday - SF Weekly
By Keith Bowers Thu., Jul. 7 2011
Top Five Things to Do for LaborFest - SF Weekly
By Ruby Perez June 30, 2011

Reviews on LaborFest 2010
The Tasty Menu of Years Past Grew Even More Delicious
By Jeanne Halpern
LaborFest 2010: Art, history and today's struggles
By Marilyn Bechtel
SF Weekly - How The Soup Was Made
By Michael Leaverton

Reviews on LaborFest 2009
*SF Weekly - Rosie, Meet Polly
By Hiya Swanhuyser

*SF Weekly - Mission Walk — Labor, Art, and the Politics of the Mission District
By Silke Tudor

*San Francisco Arts Monthly
- Flyaway celebrates Women Laborers
By Jean Schiffman

*SF Chronicle - Anniversary of A Dark Day

By Carl Nolte, Chronicle Staff Writer
*SF Examiner - LaborFest San Francisco 2009
A festival of the history of labor through film and the arts is underway this month in San Francisco
Author: Kristine Jaekel Wilfong

*Report on the Port Chicago event by Mike Daly

Reviews on LaborFest 2008
Examiner-I dreamed I saw Joe Hill last night...
By Tony Long

SF Weekly - Joe Hill Don't Live Here Anymore
By Hiya Swanhuyser

LaborFest Coit Tower WPA Mural Presentation-7/7/08
By charles Slay

Reviews on LaborFest 2007
*San Francisco Chronicle's review - By Reyhan HarmanciThursday, July 5, 2007

*San Francisco Chronicle's review - By Chris Colin - Monday, July 16, 2007
*SF Chronicle's 96 Hours on Golden Gulag (7/26) by Reyhan Harmanci July 26, 2007
*SF Chronicle's notice on Oakland General Strike walk (7/28)

*Monthly Review-LaborFest 2007: A Moveable Feast by Richard D. Vogel


Submit your films
(Info & form

2011 uploaded events video

2010 events in uploaded video
2010 events slide show
by Mike Daly
The Living New Deal Around Us
By Gray Brechin
Coit Tower at 75
By Mark Johnson
Labor &The Media
By Dick Meiste


Booklet pick-up Locations

Links to other groups

DC Labor FilmFest

LaborFest Hawaii

LaborFest Cleveland

The Labor Film Database

Bread & Roses Heritage Committee

Remember The Triangle Fire Coalition

LaborFest Writers Group

Minneapolis Truckers Make History

Canadian Labour International Film Festival

Edinburgh People's Festival

Oklahoma Laborfest

Canadian Association Of Labor Media


Reel Work May Day Film Festival


Labor News Production

Labor Heritage Foundation

Labor Beat


LabourStart News Service


Workers Independent News

Chicago Labor & Arts Festival Blog

Chicago Labor Trail

Harry Bridges Institute

Harry Bridges Center For Labor Studies

Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition

Video Press

Workers World Radio Production
S. Africa

LaborFest Turkey

Working TV
British Columbia

Agora TV

Mayworks Festival
Winnipeg, MB

Mayworks Festival
Toronto, Candada

MayWorks Saskatoon, Canada

Montréal Canada

SEIU 1199 Cultural Project
New York

Chicago Labor and Arts Festival

California Labor History Map

Seattle General Strike Project

Labor Notes - Music