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Workers Unite Film Festival: Live Performance & Film Screening

May 3 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Workers Unite Film Festival presents an evening of theater, film, and activism with a performance of “Every Fold Matters” (2016, 75 minutes) and a screening of “Under Pressure” (2015, 34 min).

Based on interviews with New York City laundry workers, “Every Fold Matters” is a hybrid, experimental performance that combines narrative and documentary elements to spotlight the intimate experience of cleaning other people’s clothes; an often unrecognized, historic form of labor.

In the documentary “Under Pressure,” a successful OB-GYN in Germany discovers that despite having a ‘perfect life’ she is having a hard time balancing the demands of her career and her home life. This leads to some serious stress — under pressure.

This event is free and open to the public. Discussion with filmmakers to follow. Reserve your space today: http://www.workersunitefilmfestival.org

Now in its 6th year, the annual Workers Unite Film Festival brings together activists, academics and filmmakers of all ages and backgrounds for a celebration of social justice and the arts. Through dozens of documentary screenings, community forums, and interactive events across New York City, the festival provides working people with a platform to tell their stories while leading a movement for meaningful change.

Details

Date:
May 3
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Website:
http://www.workersunitefilmfestival.org

Venue

empire state college
325 Hudson Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10013 United States
Phone:
(212) 498-9300
Website:
Skoenig@westendstrategy.com

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