May 24, 2017, 5:00 – 7:00 PM
SCREENING: Films From the Frontlines
Empire State College/SUNY – The Van Arsdale Labor Institute
325 Hudson Street
3rd Floor Auditorium
New York, NY 10013
Workers Unite Film Festival: Stories from the Frontlines – Apprentice Plumbers on Working life
Workers Unite Film Festival and The Harry Van Arsdale Jr. Center for Labor Studies of Empire State College present an evening of film and activism with screenings of documentary shorts by apprentices from the UA Plumbers Local 1 NYC — the first class to write and film their own movies telling the stories of the true heroes and celebrities of this country:our unionized brothers and sisters, who get up every morning to do the hard work that keeps this country going.
This event is free and open to the public. Reserve your space today: 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.