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Reel Work Labor Film Festival

2013 SCHEDULE

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SANTA CRUZ COUNTY EVENTS
SAN JOSE EVENTS
MONTEREY COUNTY EVENTS

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY EVENTS

Friday, April 26

7 PM - SEIU ULTCW Union Hall, Watsonville

KOCH BROTHERS EXPOSED

(Robert Greenwald, 2012, 55 min)

Shines a light on the extreme influence of money in US politics.

Saturday, April 27

11 AM - Nickelodeon Theatre, Santa Cruz

SHIFT CHANGE

(Mark Dworkin & Melissa Young, 2012, 70 min)

Secure, dignified jobs in employee-owned workplaces in the U.S. and Spain.

Speakers: Mark Dworkin & Melissa Young, filmmakers

Sunday, April 28

11 AM - Nickelodeon Theatre, Santa Cruz

LET FURY HAVE THE HOUR

(Antonino D’Ambrosio, 2013, 88 min)

Skateboards, punk rock and poetry led these young people of the ’80s to political engagement.

 

7 PM - Resource Center for Nonviolence, Santa Cruz

WISCONSIN RISING

(Sam Mayfield, work in progress, 110 min)

What happened in Madison when Scott Walker tried to break the unions.

Speaker: Sam Mayfield, filmmaker

Monday, April 29

7 PM - Community Television Studio, Santa Cruz

OUT AT WORK

(Kelly Anderson & Tami Gold, 1997, 56 min)

Stories of GLBT workers as they seek workplace safety, job security and employee benefits.

Speakers: Triangle Speakers

Tuesday, April 30

7 PM - Resource Center for Nonviolence, Santa Cruz

THE HEALTHCARE MOVIE

(Laurie Simons & Terry Sterrenberg, 2011, 65 min)

Different roads traveled by US & Canadian healthcare systems.

Speakers: Panel of California Nurses Association members led by Lorna Grundeman, R.N.

Wednesday, May 1

International Workers' Day

5:30 - 6:30 PM - Town Clock, Santa Cruz

RALLY FOR COMMONSENSE IMMIGRATION REFORM

Rally culminates with a May Day March down Pacific Avenue to the film at the Del Mar Theatre.

 

7 PM - Del Mar Theatre, Santa Cruz

HARVEST OF EMPIRE

(Peter Getzels & Eduardo López, 2012, 90 min)

US Foreign policy consciously stimulated immigration from Latin America.

Speaker: Héctor Perla, Asst. Prof. Latin American & Latino Studies, UCSC

Music: David Winters

Thursday, May 2

7 PM - Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, Soquel

MAESTRA

(Catherine Murphy, 2012, 33 min)

Teenage women made up majority of 1961 Cuban literacy brigade.

NEVER GOT A DIME

(Shelby Hadden, 2011, 13:30 min)

Lilly Ledbetter’s 11-year fight for equal pay.

Speaker: David Sweet, teacher & activist

Friday, May 3

7 PM - Cabrillo College Watsonville Forum, Watsonville

TAX THE RICH

(Fred Glass, 2012, 8 min)

This cartoon clearly shows why it’s a good idea.

CFT IN THE NEWS - FROM THE MILLIONAIRE'S TAX TO THE VICTORY OF PROP 30

(Fred Glass, 2012, 10 min)

California Teachers help the state avoid its own fiscal cliff.

WE’RE NOT BROKE

(Karin Hayes & Victoria Bruce, 2012, 81 min)

Analysis of the economy concluding working people are not to blame and the rich have plenty to share.

Saturday, May 4

7 PM - Springfield Community Grange, Pajaro

A PLACE AT THE TABLE

(Kristy Jacobson & Lori Silverbush, 2012, 84 min)

There’s hunger right here in the U.S.A.

Speakers: Brooke Johnson, Second Harvest Food Bank; Margarita Cortez, Loaves & Fishes; Ken Dickerson, Eco-Farm; representatives of Jóvenes Sanos

MONTEREY COUNTY EVENTS

Saturday, April 27

Museum of Monterey, 5 Custom House Plaza, Monterey

1 PM - MAESTRA

(Catherine Murphy, 2012, 33 min)

Teenage women made up majority of 1961 Cuban literacy brigade.

Speaker: Linda Bynoe

2:30 PM - YOU CANNOT? WE CAN!

(Greek unions, 2013, 23 min)

Greek factory workers have taken over their abandoned factory and are preparing to restart production.

3:00 PM - SHIFT CHANGE

(Mark Dworkin & Melissa Young, 2012, 70 min)

Secure, dignified jobs in employee-owned workplaces in the U.S. and Spain.

Speakers: Mark Dworkin & Melissa Young, filmmakers

Tuesday, April 30

8 pm - CSUMB Library Room 1188

OUT AT WORK

(Kelly Anderson & Tami Gold, 1997, 56 min)

Stories of GLBT workers as they seek workplace safety, job security and employee benefits.

NEVER GOT A DIME

(Shelby Hadden, 2011, 13:30 min)

Lilly Ledbetter’s 11-year fight for equal pay.

Speakers: CSUMB Otter Cross Cultural Center

Wednesday, May 1

International Workers' Day

Noon - 1 PM - IBT 890, Corner of Market & Sanborn Streets, Salinas

RALLY FOR COMMONSENSE IMMIGRATION REFORM

Sign-waving and human billboarding.

Thursday, May 2

8 PM - CSUMB Library Room 1188

LET FURY HAVE THE HOUR

(Antonino D’Ambrosio, 2013, 88 min)

Skateboards, punk rock and poetry led these young people of the ’80s to political engagement.

Saturday, May 4 & Sunday, May 5

Steinbeck Festival

National Steinbeck Center, Salinas

2 PM Sat, 11 AM & 2 PM Sun

HARVEST OF EMPIRE

(Peter Getzels & Eduardo López, 2012, 90 min)

US Foreign policy consciously stimulated immigration from Latin America.

SAN JOSE EVENTS

Wednesday, April 24

6:30 PM - Student Center Room 204, San Jose City College

SERVICE: WHEN WOMEN COME MARCHING HOME

(Marcia Rock, 2011, 60 min)

Women returning from the military receive inadequate care for traumas experienced.

Friday, April 26

7 PM - San José Peace Center

SHIFT CHANGE

(Mark Dworkin & Melissa Young, 2012, 70 min)

Secure, dignified jobs in employee-owned workplaces in the U.S. and Spain.

Speakers: Mark Dworkin & Melissa Young, filmmakers

Wednesday, May 1

International Workers' Day

3-5 PM - Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, 2020 E San Antonio St., San Jose

ANNUAL MAY DAY MARCH

Focus on Immigration Reform Now!

 

6:30 PM - Student Center Room 204, San Jose City College

ABUSED: THE POSTVILLE RAID

(Luis Argueta, 2010, 96 min)

Account of the largest US immigration raid begs for reform.

Wednesday, May 8

6:30 PM - Student Center Room 204, San Jose City College

THE WAITING ROOM

(Peter Nicks, 2012, 81 min)

A day at the emergency room at Highland Hospital, Oakland.

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