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Workers Unite Film Festival: Bullies, Punk Rock Politics, Skywriters

May 2, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Workers Unite Film Festival presents an evening of film, and activism with screenings and discussions of:

Bullies – This fascinating disturbing animation from the Corporate Campaign veterans, tells the story of the Real Estate Board of NY and how they manipulate the high rents in the city, as well as siphon tax credits meant for affordable housing into other uses and not more affordable apartments. (2017, 5 min)

Last Call Lenny – An enterprising entrepreneur has combined his estate antiques business with a willingness to help those depressed by life to arrange an early departure. However, events don’t always go the way one plans. (2016, 12 min)

Punk Rock Politics – The Revolution Starts Here. Punk rockers in the UK decide to join the electoral fight against Brexit. They learn that politics can be a bit less glamorous than they might have thought. (2016, 10 min)

Karma Account – A man is heading ruthlessly towards his goal and loses connection to what he once was: A child! (2015, 1 min)

Stream of Doubts – A young woman needs your help to find her life’s purpose. (2016, 10 min)

Skywriters – High up in the sky: Right here, one of the oldest and last remaining skywriting families is working everyday. This documentary takes you on a vivid ride through more than 90 years of aviation history written on likely the largest canvas in the world. (2016, 27min)

Discussion with filmmakers to follow. Purchase your tickets today: www.workersunitefilmfestival.org


May 2, 2017
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Empire State College
325 Hudson Street
New york, 10013

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