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The Labor History includes the following titles:

A Fine Line - imageA Fine Line

Explores why less than 7% of head chefs and restaurant owners are women, when traditionally women have always held the central role in the kitchen.

Bullfrog Films | 2020 | 71 minutes | College, Adults
A Growing Thing - imageA Growing Thing

25 years after the end of apartheid, what do women in a South African township dream of?

Collective Eye Films | 2019 | 92 minutes
A History of the European Working Class - Episode 1 - imageA History of the European Working Class - Episode 1

With the beginnings of the "Factory System" comes a new conception of work and time, which the uprooted workers will have to accept.

Icarus Films | 2020 | 52 minutes
A History of the European Working Class - Episode 2 - imageA History of the European Working Class - Episode 2

A look back at the emergence of the great insurgencies that shook Europe at the end of the century.

Icarus Films | 2020 | 52 minutes
A History of the European Working Class - Episode 3 - imageA History of the European Working Class - Episode 3

Europe has industrialized to the point that the war which breaks out in 1914 is also industrialized.

Icarus Films | 2020 | 52 minutes
A History of the European Working Class - Episode 4 - imageA History of the European Working Class - Episode 4

Has the working class disappeared today?

Icarus Films | 2020 | 52 minutes
A Time to Rise - imageA Time to Rise

An eloquent testimony to the progress of the workers’ movement among Chinese and East Indian immigrant workers in British Columbia.

Anand Patwardhan | 1981 | 40 minutes
An Injury To One - imageAn Injury To One

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 | 9-12, College, Adult
Bitter Money - imageBitter 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
Clara Lemlich - imageClara Lemlich

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 | 8-12, College, Adult

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