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Showing 1 - 10 of 11 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

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

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

Secrets of Silicon Valley

Shocking expose of the hidden downsides of the Internet revolution.

Bullfrog Films | 2001 | 60 minutes

Shift Change

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

Natl Film Board of Canada | 1986 | 57 minutes

Taylor Chain I: A Story in a Union Local

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

Kartemquin Films | 1980 | 33 minutes