International Working Class
Film & Video Festival
At Fellowship of Humanity Hall
(3117 16th St. at Valencia, San Francisco)
July 12 (Wednesday) 7:00 PM $5.00
Five Factories - Workers Control in Venezuela
US Premier (81 min. 2006)Venezuela
By Dario Azzellini & Oliver Ressler
This film gives a close up view of the how and why workers are occupying factories and workplaces in Venezuela. With beautiful photography and insightful interviews, we are provided a front row seat on the historic developments taking place among workers in Venezuela. See the real story. firstname.lastname@example.org
Where Do You Stand? Stories from An American mill
(60 min. 2003)
By Alexandra Lescaze
The story about the successful struggle of Cannon textile workers in Kannopolis, North Carolina to win one of the largest industrial union contracts in the South and to face the loss of their jobs and the union by a closure and exporting of their jobs.
July 19 (Wednesday) 7:00 PM $ 5.00
The Mission (US Premier)
By Video 48 (42 min.) (Israel)
This video is about a delegation of European trade unionists who travel to the region to investigate the conditions of Palestinian workers.
Meeting Face To Face, The Iraq-US Labor Solidarity Tour
By Jonathan Levin
The story of the Iraqi trade union visit to the United States and the response they received.
Go Forward, The Iraqi Freedom Congress (32 min.) (Japan)
By Osamu Kimura & Mabui Cine Coop
This shows how the Iraqi working class is seeking to organize and also seeking to fight the US occupation of Iraq.
The Mall (US Premier) (10 min.) (Israel)
By Yonatan Ben Efrat & Video 48
An inside look at the living conditions of Palestinian workers inside Israel. Their home is a mall.
July 26 (Wednesday) 7:00 PM $5.00
Breyani and The Councillor (22 min.) 2006 South Africa
By Sally Giles & Fazel Khan
This film shows the struggle for decent housing and jobs in a township in Durban. The residents begin to struggle for justice and are met with repression.
Rail Against Privatization (60 min.) 2005 UK
By Platform Films
This tells the story of the effort to fight the privatization of British Rail which was carried out under former PM Thatcher and now continued by “New Labor” PM Tony Blair. http://www.rmt.org.uk
Land of Free (28 min.) 2006 UK
By Peter Burton
A view of the class struggle in the US from a Scottish perspective.
Hector Girado, A Colombian Story (25 min.) 2004
By Julie E. Rosenberg
Dozens of Colombian trade unionists, in order to escape death sentences, were forced to come to the United States. This film tells the story of Hector Girado and his visit to the United States.
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