Category Archives: A: Labor Film Festivals

London Labour Film Festival

Website2019.10.01 London LaborFest Loach screening2

You’re Invited!
Join us for our exclusive pre-release screening of Ken Loach’s new film
Sorry We Missed You. Monday 7th October at the Regent Street Cinema. We are delighted to be screening the film before it’s official national release date. The evening includes a complimentary drinks reception and post-screen Q&A on the theme of the film ‘zero hours contracts and precarious working conditions’. Alongside workers from the frontline our special guest panel includes the films producer Rebecca O’Brien and author Tom Zaniello.
Get tickets here
Join us from 17:30pm, film begins at 18:00pm.


Anna Burton, 
Director, London Labour Film Festival & North West Labour Film Festival

Contact: Anna Burton


London Socialist Film Co-op

London Socialist Film Co-op

Founded: 1991
Venue: Bolivar Hall, 54 Grafton Way, London W1T 5DL
Season runs September to May annually

Most recent screening: SUNDAY May 14, 2017: THE WOMAN KNIGHT OF MIRROR LAKE


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Nordic Labour Film Festival

Nov. 8-10, 2019: Malmö, Sweden
2019 program


Talat Bhat

Process Leader @ Nordic Labour Film Festival (NLFF)
Process Leader @ RåFILM Film collective.
Producer – Documentary Rocking the Birger Jarl

+46 (0)735 001972
tmbutt (Skype)

updated 10/7/2019


Labour Film Festival: Milan (Sesto San Giovanni), Italy

Latest edition: Sep 2 – Oct 4, 20192019 Italy labor filmfest-labour19testa

2019 website
2019 program (PDF)
2019 schedule (PDF)


2015 website/schedule
Milan Labour Film Festival 2011
Milan Labour Film Festival 2012
Milan Labour Film Festival 2013

Contact: Massimo Romagnoli



May Day Workers Film Festival (San Diego, CA)

May Day Workers Film FestivalWorkers-Film-Festival-logo2014
San Diego, CA
May 22-28, 2015
The May Day Workers Film Festival connects labor and social justice issues to audiences through the arts and culture. Expressing labor history and workers struggles as entertainment and education, while supporting social change movements.
Includes The Hand That Feeds (PLUS local labor shorts); 5/22/2015 4pm at the Digital Gym Cinema (2921 El Cajon Blvd. San Diego, CA 92104)
Twitter @WorkersFilmFest


MayWorks (Seattle)

Founded: 2012MayWorks-2018-Poster-final
Seattle, WA
Latest edition: May 1-27, 2018

MayWorks is a four-week-long series of art exhibits, musical performances, film competitions, lectures and parades that celebrates the culture of work from the last century through today. MayWorks is dedicated to honoring the struggles of the past while inspiring those who are struggling right now. It gives voice to workers through music, art, books, and poetry—through the celebration of the culture of working people.

2018 Calendar of events
Facebook page

Washington State Labor Council
314 1st Ave W
Seattle, WA. 98121



Norwegian Labour Film Festival






Morten Stenseng Gulbrandsen

+47 995 18898




Montana Labor Film Festival

Latest: April 2015 (10th Annual)Missoula Labor Film Festival
Founded: 2005
Synopsis: The film festival is sponsored by the Missoula Area Central Labor Council, The University of Montana Faculty Association, the Montana Public Employees Association and International Programs at UM.


2015 screenings include: Cesar Chavez (April 14th); Pride (April 21)


Progressive Film Club*

Dublin, Irelandprogressive-film-club
Voluntary organisation dedicated to showing progressive films from all over the world. Struggles for people’s rights, for the rights of workers, of immigrants, of women, for national liberation and for social justice are some of the themes of the outstanding films we have selected. Showings—usually one all-day show per month—are at the New Theatre in East Essex Street (43 East Essex Street • Dublin 2)

Recent screenings:
Something in the Water & K2 and the Invisible Footmen; May 27, 2017
Celebration of Trade Unionism – Salt of the Earth & Ditching the Fear; April 22, 2017
Robert Navan

*while not exclusively a labor film festival, the Progressive Film Club’s focus on progressive issues ensures that many of its screenings include films about work, workers and workers issues.


North West Labour Film Festival

4-9 NOVEMBER 2017North West Labor FilmFest

The North West Labour Film Festival 2017 celebrates national and international cinema on the big screen from Saturday 4th November through to Thursday 9th November in Liverpool. We provide quality entertainment with social awareness, offering a bright and sensitive look at the world of work.

Our Labour Film Festivals are supported by the TUC and the trade union movement in the UK including our main sponsors Unite and Unison.

Our festival encourages creativity and supports the dissemination of audiovisual works that contain stories about work and workers, giving importance to their point of view of the world and to social issues affecting their daily lives, those of their families and the communities to which they belong.

Our mailing address is: