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Right Time For A Cigarette

by Valentina Casadei, Italy, 2021, 15 min. Christian tries hard to get his younger brother, Giulio, to go to school. Easy for most, but not for them, who do not know their father and whose mother is alcoholic. In addition, Christian works as a bricklayer and his work begins at the same time that his brother has to enter the school

 
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Sons Of The Sun

by Majid Majidi, Iran, 2020, 1h39. The film tells the story of 12-year-old Ali and his three friends: together they try to survive and support their families, between jobs in a garage and petty crimes to quickly find money. In a twist that is miraculous, Ali is entrusted with the task of finding a treasure hidden underground… Khorshid is the story of children forced to work to support their families: today 152 million are in this situation

 
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Planeta Petrila

As miners in the Romanian town of Petrila go down into the mine for the last time, artist and ex-miner Ion Barbu is working on his mission: preserving Petrila’s coal mine as cultural heritage. But in accordance with EU agreements on the closure of the mine, the authorities are committed to demolishing it completely.

Documentary | 90 min | Director: Andrei Dascalescu

 
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The Women’s Strike Continues

The film documents the workplace struggle of women nursery workers set against the backdrop of the Black Protest mobilisation of women against the tightening of the abortion ban in the fall of 2016 in Poland. The film was made by Magda Malinowska, a member of the grassroots worker’s union, the Worker’s Initiative. Documentary | 49 min | Director: Magda Malinowska

 
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At War

Two years ago, the Perrin Industry Factory signed an agreement asking to senior-managers and workers to accept a pay cut, in order to save the company in exchange of the promise to protect their jobs. Today, the company takes the decision to close. The workers refuse the inevitable and try to save their jobs. Documentary | 113 min | Director: Stéphane Brizé

 
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One Day

A series of films about workers struggles around the world.

‘One Day’is produced by the global Union federation Public Services International. It is a series of short films which attempt to capture an ordinary day in the extraordinary lives of public service workers, such as Younous, Reina and Georges.

Featuring over a dozen workers and spanning the globe, these films from the frontline feature struggles against privatisation, austerity and neoliberalism and campaigns for trade union rights, disaster preparedness and access to quality public services.

Short documentaries | 5-10 min | Director: PSI (Public Service International) | Language: different | Subtitles: English

 
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Us, Day And Night

As a young couple living together, Jiyoung works during the day and Woocheol works at night. The only time they can share is the one hour between 7 and 8 in the morning, when Woocheol comes back from work and Jiyoung is preparing to go to work. Feature short | 27 min | Director: Kim So-hyung | 2020 | Language: Korean | Subtitles: English

 
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Capsule Coffee

Minjoo is working in department 3 in HR and her contract is almost running out. Soo-ah is told by the boss to make sure that Minjoo is out before her contract must be renewed. Soo-ah is torn between her loyalty to the Boss and a growing sympathy for Minjoo. A film about how worsening conditions of employment and job security affect our relationships to people around us. Feature short | 34 min | Director: Haeil Chung | 2018 | Language: Korean | Subtitles: English

 
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Capsule Coffee

Minjoo is working in department 3 in HR and her contract is almost running out. Soo-ah is told by the boss to make sure that Minjoo is out before her contract must be renewed. Soo-ah is torn between her loyalty to the Boss and a growing sympathy for Minjoo. A film about how worsening conditions of employment and job security affect our relationships to people around us. Feature short | 34 min | Director: Haeil Chung | 2018 | Language: Korean | Subtitles: English

 
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A Place For Yeonsu

Yeonsu demonstrates against the pay cuts with her colleagues. The boss gives her a suggestion. Please email 2020@nlff.se for password to see the film. Feature short | 21 min | Director: Sooyeon Park | 2018 | Language: Korean | Subtitles: English

 
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