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Showing 1 - 10 of 16 titles with a criteria of Subject is Labor Economics


Bitter Money

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

Bombay Our City

Tells the story of the daily battle for survival of the 4 million slum dwellers of Bombay who make up half the city’s population.

Anand Patwardhan | 1985 | 75 minutes

Don't Give Up Your Voice!

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 Enemy Within

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

It Takes a Child

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

Bullfrog Films | 1998 | 56 minutes

The Last Pullman Car

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 Miners' Hymns

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

Mosuo Sisters

A tale of two sisters living in the shadow of two Chinas, this documentary by award-winning filmmaker Marlo Poras (Mai’s America; Run Granny Run) follows Juma and Latso, young women from one of the world’s last remaining matriarchal societies.

Women Make Movies | 2013 | 80 minutes

Occupation Mill Worker

Records the inspirational action of workers who, after a four-year lockout, forcibly occupied The New Great Eastern Mill.

Anand Patwardhan | 1996 | 22 minutes

Outcry and Whisper

A political manifesto for the resistance of women, be they workers, intellectuals or militants, in China and Hong Kong.

dGenerate Films | 2020 | 100 minutes