Labor-Community Film Screenings

Some recent films include:

January 27, 2021: 9to5: The Story of a Movement 
LEARN is partnering with UALE for a virtual Indie Lens Pop-Up screening of 9to5: The Story of a Movement featuring opening remarks by director Julia Reichert and secretary-treasurer of the AFL-CIO, Elizabeth H. Shuler, and a post-screening panel with Karen Nussbaum, founding director of 9to5, District 925, SEIU, and Working America; Valarie Long, International Executive Vice President of SEIU; and Adriana Alvarez, a worker leader from Fight for $15.

April 2, 2019: Heather Booth: Changing the World
In cooperation with CIWO, CWW and LSER, Heather Booth visited campus for a lunchtime discussion with faculty and community members and spoke to an evening class after a film on her life and organizing activities.

October 4, 2018: The Care Revolution
Organizing Home Health Care Workers in cooperation with the Center for Women and Work, Bob Bussel, Director of the Labor Education and Research Center, University of Oregon, introduced his film in collaboration with Sonia De La Cruz, Division of Culture, Arts and Communication, University of Washington – Tacoma. Followed by Q & A with Director.

December 3, 2018: Prairie Trilogy
The three short films in Trilogy tell the story of the North Dakota Nonpartisan League’s campaign to curb the abuses of Eastern grain, banking and railroad trusts and build a socialist “cooperative commonwealth” in the northern plains.

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