Labor’s Troubadour (2005)

30 Mar

37m; U.S.

Director: Hope Moskowitz

Synopsis: Labor’s Troubadour, a stirring documentary on the legendary labor folk singer and social historian Joe Glazer, premiered at the Smithsonian – National Museum of American History on June 18, 2005. Glazer, a national treasure, has used his guitar and gift for storytelling for over sixty years to inspire and build solidarity in the American labor movement. The film, produced and directed by Hope Moskowitz (UW,1983), weaves together archival footage, concert performances, interviews, music, news clips and photographs from Joe’s life, presenting an invaluable chronicle of the labor movement and the music that was inspired.



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