Americans in Struggle

05 Dec

Latest: Fall 2016, September 8 – November 3; see below for schedule

Founded: 2011PUP-series-Koch2

John Dodds, Director, Philadelphia Unemployment Project
Philadelphia, PA U.S.A.

Venue: Thursday Nights at 6 PM
Community College of Philadelphia
Winnet Student Life Building Room S2-3
17th Street below Spring Garden
Campus Map
Philadelphia, PA
Refreshments from 5:30- Brief discussion following the film

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.

September 8- Organizing in the Great Depression, The Bonus Army, Southern Tenant Organizing Committee, Steelworkers Organizing Committee- Workers winning and losing in great struggles during the 1930s.
September 22- I Am Boricua, Just So you Know- The History of Puerto Rico with Rosy Perez, as part of Hispanic Heritage Month.
October 6- 41st and Central, the Untold Story of the LA Black Panthers- The growth and repression of the Black Panther Party in California and America.
October 20- The Koch Brothers Exposed- How the billionaire brothers are trying to buy elections and fight progressive change in America
November 3- Fruitvale Station- Excellent Hollywood film on the real life story of a police killing of a black man- Black Lives Matter!
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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