Keyword: labor union

Citizen Koch

Citizen Koch (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 86 minutes Release date: 06/05/2014
This story of the changing American political landscape is seen through the eyes of three Wisconsin state employees, all lifelong Republicans, who suddenly find their party taking direct aim at them, stripping away the economic ground their families have built and depended on for generations. Aided by a PR blitz by out-of-state Tea Party groups, Governor Scott Walker shifts the blame for the...
Dir: Tia Lessin
With: N/A
Cesar Chavez

Cesar Chavez (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 101 minutes Release date: 03/27/2014
Torn between his duties as a husband and father and his commitment to bringing dignity and justice to others, Cesar Chavez embraced non-violence as he battled greed and prejudice in his struggle for the rights of farm workers.
Norma Rae

Norma Rae (1978)

Rated: PG Runtime: 114 minutes Release date: 12/31/1978
Norma Rae works for minimum wage in a cotton mill. Her whole family has experienced health problems from working there, and after hearing a New York union organizer named Reuben speak, she decides to unionize the shop. In addition to the problems this causes for Norma Rae at work, it also disturbs her life at home, because her husband Sonny thinks that she must be having an affair with Reuben...

Pencils Down: The 100 Days of the Writers Guild Strike (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/22/2014
This documentary is a first-hand account of the 2007-2008 Writers Guild Strike in Hollywood, which ground productions to a halt for nearly 100 days at the beginning of the New Media revolution and forever changed the business of entertainment.
Dir: Brian Kalata
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Which Side Are You On? (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 05/20/2014
This documentary offers an in-depth look at the prominent and often divisive issue of labor unions in America. It features historical footage as well as interviews with notable figures from both sides of the labor issue.
Dir: Brian Kalata
With: N/A
Cesar's Last Fast

Cesar's Last Fast (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 04/17/2014
This documentary chronicles the private sacrifice and spiritual conviction behind Cesar Chavez's struggle for the humane treatment of America's farm workers, and the impact his legacy has on today's generation of organizers fighting for farm worker rights. It features powerful, never-before-seen footage of Chavez's 1988 "Fast for Life," a 36-day act of penance for not having done enough to stop...
Dir: Richard R Perez
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