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Showing 1 - 10 of 10 titles with a criteria of Subject is Labor Economics


Follows a handful of migrant factory workers, both at work where they may labor for more than 12 hours a day and in their off-hours, and as they hang around shabby dorms drinking, dreaming of home, worrying about getting paid, and trying to decide whether their jobs are worth keeping.

dGenerate Films | 2016 | 152 minutes

Looks at the inspirational resistance of Argentinians to the government of Mauricio Macri, whose election preceded Trump's but whose style and policies are eerily similar.

Bullfrog Films | 2019 | 41 minutes

The story of Britain's longest strike, the 1984-85 miners' strike, when Margaret Thatcher declared war on the unions, as told by those who lived through it.

Bullfrog Films | 2015 | 112 minutes

15 year-old child labor activist, Craig Kielburger, works for reform around the world.

Bullfrog Films | 1998 | 56 minutes

In 1981, Pullman workers found themselves in the midst of a fight not only for their jobs but the future of the American rail car industry.

Kartemquin Films | 1983 | 56 minutes

The ill-fated coal mining communities in North East England are the subject of this inspired documentary by multi-media artist Bill Morrison. Music by Johann Johannsson.

Icarus Films | 2011 | 52 minutes

Shocking expose of the hidden downsides of the Internet revolution.

Bullfrog Films | 2001 | 60 minutes

The impact of the microchip on the economy, including workers.

National Film Board of Canada | 1986 | 57 minutes

The gritty realities of a seven-week strike at a small Indiana chain factory during 1973-74.

Kartemquin Films | 1980 | 33 minutes

A return 10 years later to the Taylor Chain plant to show labor and management working together against the odds.

Kartemquin Films | 1983 | 30 minutes