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The Union Song (2010)

3m; Canada

Director: Daniel Fewings

Synopsis: A short video containing a bluegrass song about how all members of the education community work together to keep the public school system strong.

 
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This Is Just The Start (2009)

4m; U.K.

Director: Gary Williams

Synopsis: On 10th October 2009, UNISON organizers met with Chartwell’s (Compass Group plc) Sheffield City school catering staff with the aim of starting to get organized and win their proper pay and conditions.

Contact: G.Williams@unison.co.uk

 

Together We’re Stronger (2008)

Director: Claire Harbage

Synopsis: Personal accounts of UCSC (CA) workers and their roles in union struggle. Work in progress; mostly of local interest.

Contact: Claire Harbage charbage@ucsc.edu

 
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Posted by on June 13, 2012 in Documentary, Education, Organizing

 

USA vs Al-Arian (2007)

52m; U.S.

Director: Line Halvorsen

Synopsis: University Professor Sami Al-Arian targeted by US after 9/11

 
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Un Poquito de Tanta Verdad (2007)

93m; Mexico

Director: Jill Friedberg

Synopsis: People of Oaxaca take the media into their own hands in support of the teachers’ strike.

 

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Uncommon Knowledge (2006)

28m; U.S.

Director: Eliza Hemenway

Synopsis: Privatization at UC San Francisco.

 
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The Way We Laughed (Così ridevano) [1998]

124m; Italy

Director: Gianni Amelio

Cast: Francesco Giuffrida, Enrico Lo Verso and Rosaria Danzè

Synopsis (IMDB): Turin at the end of the fifties: two brothers have emigrated there from Sicily and the older works very hard to let the younger study and free himself from poverty through culture. The boy however is not keen on school and would like to begin to work. When after some time he gets his degree however things take a violent and dramatic turn