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


The story of Clara Lemlich, a fledgling union organizer who launched the groundbreaking garment workers strike in 1909 in New York City.

Icarus Films | 2004 | 51 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

A film about the League of Revolutionary Black Workers, which was, 'in many respects the most significant expression of black radical thought and activism in the 1960s.' - Manning Marable, Prof. of History, Columbia Univ.

Icarus Films | 1970 | 55 minutes

A document of the eighteen-day strike by interns and residents at Chicago's only public hospital.

Kartemquin Films | 1975 | 20 minutes

1969 hospital workers struggle in Charleston, South Carolina.

Icarus Films | 1970 | 30 minutes

Reconstructs the long-forgotten murder of union organizer Frank Little in Butte, Montana, and draws a connection between the unsolved murder of Little, and the attempted murder of the town itself.

Icarus Films | 2003 | 53 minutes

Draws on people's stories of an emotionally charged radical song (the long-time anthem of socialism and communism) to celebrate the relationship between music and social change.

Icarus Films | 2000 | 30 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

With unemployment figures rising across Europe, is there still a place for the niche craft skills of Cluny Lace in the U.K.'s East Midlands?

Bullfrog Films | 2011 | 26 minutes

An exploration of nonviolence and organizing through the life and teachings of Rev. James Lawson.

Bullfrog Films | 2016 | 38 minutes