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Community Rental: We Who Work – Reel Work Short Films
See award-winning documentary films that showcase the history and culture of labor movements in the US and abroad.
Reel Work presents a film screening with speaker and filmmaker Eddie Wong. Reel Works creates cultural events, bringing together award-winning documentary film producers, workers, activists, students, and the public to raise awareness for the central role work plays in our lives. We highlight how workers and community members band together in united effort for mutual benefit to achieve justice and dignity in the streets, fields, and workshops.
This community event is related to the exhibition We Who Work; Prints and Tapestries by Hung Liu. Find out more about the exhibition and see the full schedule of related events here.
¡Sí, Se Puede! (Eddie Wong, 1987, 41min, Watsonville)
30th anniversary of immigrant women workers taking charge of their union in 18 month strike. Unfinished rough cut of film produced for the Cannery Workers Organizing Project.
Fare Share (Adrienne von Wolffersdorff, 2016, 30min, USA)
Uber and Lyft drivers reveal the complexities of Seattle’s burgeoning ride-share industry and the challenge of protecting workers’ rights while the nature of work is rapidly changing.
For more information, visit: reelwork.org