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Workers Unite Film Festival: Housing and Homecare
May 9, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Workers Unite Film Festival presents an evening of film, and activism with screenings and discussions of:
CARE Delves deep into the world of elder home care through the eyes of both paid caregivers and their elderly clients. Through personal, heart touching, stories Care reveals the deep humanity and poignancy of care work, as well as the challenges faced by elders, their families and their care workers. (2016, 70 min)
Holding Out – With an eviction crisis reaching epic proportions in San Francisco, the city’s residents must navigate changing landscapes and communities, while also facing the loss of their homes. Using personal narratives to explore themes of memory, history, and community Holding Out follows four embattled tenants as they reflect on their lives and fight eviction. Questioning the relationship between developers and City Hall, Holding Out exposes what is at stake, and who stands to lose, in San Francisco’s determined quest to assert its role as the tech capital of the world. (2016, 20 min)
Discussion with filmmakers to follow. Purchase your tickets today: www.workersunitefilmfestival.org