May Day Labor Film Festival


• SCHEDULE • 2002

Sunday, April 28, 2002

Nickelodeon Theater 11 am
Norma Rae
Textile mill organizing in the South, an Oscar for Sally Fields.
Speaker: Paul Ortiz, teacher, author

Cabrillo College Forum 7 pm
With Babies and Banners
Women's role in the 1937 GM sitdown strike.

American Standoff
2 time Academy Award winning Barbara Kopple's newest on Teamster's organizing.
Speaker: Kristi Jacobson, Director, American Standoff

Monday, April 29, 2002

Community Television Studio 7 pm
Golden Lands, Working Hands, Parts 9 & 10
California labor history.

Earl Robinson Sings Joe Hill Live at the Civic
Live performance by the composer who put Joe Hill to music.

The Phoenix Project
Unionists raised pavillions to save Santa Cruz businesses after the Quake of '89.

I Am Somebody
South Carolina hospital strike.
Speaker: Fred Glass, Director, Golden Lands, Working Hands

Tuesday, April 30, 2002

Community Television Studio 7 pm
"International Labor"
Face Off
Recent upsurge of the Korean labor movement.

Record of Repression
History of repression aimed at the Korean trade union movement.

Free The Charleston 5
International support comes to the aid of Longshoremen's strike.

McDonald's Conveyor Belt Of Smiles
The real face of McDonald's in Moscow.

Slaves Of Free Trade
Women workers in Sri Lanka's free trade zone.

Labor Battles the WTO
What workers really think about the Seattle Battle.
Speaker: Steve Zeltzer, Founder, Labor Video Project

Wednesday, May 1, 2002

County Supervisors Chambers Noon
Golden Lands, Working Hands, Parts 1 & 3
California labor history.

Del Mar Theater
6 pm
Harlan County, USA
Miner's wives sustain Kentucky coal strike against Duke Power.
Speaker: Dana Frank, author, labor historian

8 pm
Bread and Roses
Drama based on Justice For Janitors' successful campaign in LA.
Speaker (invited): Jono Shafer, Justice For Janitors labor organizer

Thursday, May 2, 2002

Kresge Town Hall, UCSC 7 pm
UCSC Rallies
Vocal reception to UC Regents' visit.

Living wage campaign at Harvard.

Salt of the Earth
Classic once-blacklisted story of Mexican-American miners' strike in Arizona.
Speaker: Maple Razsa, Co-director, Occupation

Friday, May 3, 2002

Cabrillo College Watsonville Center 7 pm
Dollar A Day, 10 Cents A Dance
Filipino immigrant farmworkers in the Pajaro Valley.

Watsonville On Strike
Teamster cannery workers' 18-month struggle.

Fighting For Our Lives
Cesar Chavez and the UFW grape boycott.
Speaker: Jon Silver, Producer & Director, Watsonville On Strike

Saturday, May 4, 2002

Nickelodeon Theater 11 am
The Big One
Protecting the earth from the scum of corporate America.
Speaker: (not confirmed)

Cabrillo Forum 7 pm
Running Out Of Time
Humorous look at today's equivalent of the 8-hour struggle.
Speaker: John de Graaf, Producer, Running Out Of Time

Live Nude Girls UNITE!
Whatever you wear or don't wear when you're doing itis still work.
Speaker: Julia Query, Director, Live Nude Girls


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