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Americans in Struggle

05 Dec

Latest: Fall 2017, September 12 – November 21; see below for schedule

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Contact:
John Dodds, Director, Philadelphia Unemployment Project
JDoddsPUP@aol.com
215-557-0822
www.Philaup.org
Philadelphia, PA U.S.A.

Keeping the Memory of Working-Class Struggle Alive in Philadelphia” (In These Times)

Venue: 2017 Season
Tuesdays at 6 PM
112 N. Broad St. 2nd Fl.
Films that document the struggles of Americans to win a just society!
Refreshments from 5:30 PM

Learn about some of the struggles the American people have waged over our history or continue to wage in order to expand our rights and make a more just society.

9/12- Fix it- Health Care at a Tipping Point– Documentary about the incredible drain in time and money that our multi-payer healthcare insurance causes on our system, advocating a single payer approach to health care.

9/26- A Class Apart- The little-known story of a band of underdog Latino lawyers who took a case all the way to the Supreme Court, where they successfully challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Latinos.

10/10- 13th – The journey from the end of slavery (13th Amendment) to the horrors of mass incarceration and the sprawling American prison industry

10/24- We have a Plan- With amazing parallels to the Bernie Sanders campaign, this is the story of socialist and author Upton Sinclair’s run for Governor of California during the Great Depression

11/7- The Time Has Come- A new sound sweeps over the Civil Rights movement as the call for Black Power emerges during a great march in Mississippi focusing on Dr. King and young Stokley Carmichael.

11/21 Mine Wars- The largest armed insurrection since the Civil War took place in WVA in the 1920s as miners fought to unionize and protect their families.
For more information contact Philadelphia Unemployment Project 215-557-0822

Sponsored by the Philadelphia Unemployment Project, Philadelphia AFL-CIO, SAG-AFTRA, APM, PhilaPOSH, AFSCME DC 47, Neighborhood Networks, Coalition of Labor Union Women. For more information call 215-557-0822.

 
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Posted by on December 5, 2011 in A: Labor Film Festivals

 

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