Archive 2003 Schedule 2003Films 2003 Speakers & Filmmakers

May Day Labor Film Festival

• SCHEDULE • 2003

Admission at all events is by voluntary donation

Sunday, April 27, 2003

Nickelodeon Theatre, Santa Cruz • Noon

The Navigators
(Director: Ken Loach, 2003, 92 min)
British Rail workers and their government's obsession with privatization in 1990s.
Paul Ortiz, teacher, author

Cabrillo College Watsonville Center Forum, Watsonville • 7 pm

Mother Trucker: The Diana Kilmury Story
(Director: Sturla Gunnarsson, Starring Barbara Williams, 1996, 92 min)
A truck driving woman's successful fight for grass-roots democracy in her union.

Los Trabajadores
(Producer: Heather Courtney, 2002, 48 min)
Daily reality of immigrant day laborers in Austin, Texas.
to be announced

Tuesday, April 29, 2003

Community Television Studio, Santa Cruz • 7 pm

On Strike for Respect: UC Clericals and Lecturers' Strike of 2002
(Producer: Regan Brashear, 2003, 30 min)
Live footage of the historic statewide strike by CUE and AFT at UCSC.

Nine to Five
(Director: Colin Higgins, 1980, 110 min)
Dolly Parton, Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda as office workers halt their boss' sexism.

Speakers: Cathy Deppe, Organizer, 9 to 5 National Association of Working Women
Lisa Gustafson, President of the Coalition of University Employees (CUE) Local 10
Julie Jacobs, Steering Committee Member, CUE Local 10
Becky Klein, Secretary, CUE Local 10
Pat True, Treasurer, CUE Local 10

Wednesday, April 30, 2003

Kresge Town Hall, UCSC • 7 pm

Behind the Labels
(Producer: Tia Lessin, 2002, 60 min)
Female garment workers in Siapan and their role in the global economy.

Hammering It Out
(Director: Vivian Price, 2000, 54 min)
Experience of women in the building trades on the LA Century Freeway.
Tia Lessin, filmmaker
Chie Abad, former Saipan garment worker
Vivian Price, filmmaker

Thursday, May 1, 2003
International Labor Day

Del Mar Theater, Santa Cruz • 7 pm

(Director: John Sayles, 1987, restored 2002, 132 Minutes)
Award-winning portrayal of 1920s miners' revolt in West Virginia.
Gary Fritz, Deputy Director of Organizing, United Mine Workers of America

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