Program 22: 'COVER/AGE', 'Long Distance', 'Archeology of Workers' Dignity'


Thu Oct 14 2021 at 05:00 pm to 06:30 pm


Cinema Village | New York, NY

Program 22: 'COVER\/AGE', 'Long Distance', 'Archeology of Workers' Dignity'
Shorts program with a lean towards homecare workers, immigration, and COVID-19 spanning the U.S., Canada, and Guatemala.
About this Event

COVER/AGE - Confronting the healthcare exclusion of elderly undocumented immigrants in California, two immigrant leaders (one a caregiver, the other a policy advocate) champion the movement to expand healthcare coverage for everyone in the Golden State. (25 min, 2019, Director: Set Hernandez Rongkilyo)

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LONG DISTANCE - A Filipino couple in Calgary, Alberta perseveres through a long-distance relationship redolent of the many years they spent apart in the past. Before, international borders separated them. Now, a virus. While Roderick, a Cargill meat plant worker, recovers in the hospital from a COVID-induced stroke, his wife, Norie, summons the strength to support her family. Set against the backdrop of COVID-19 outbreaks among migrant workers across Canada. (28 min, Canada, 2021, Director: Kiana Rawji)

ARCHEOLOGY OF THE WORKERS' DIGNITY - In neo-liberal times, trade unions and labor rights are increasingly a topic for archaeologists. The film portrays an old trade unionist in Guatemala, delving into shameful working conditions and the devastating consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. (30 min, Guatemala, 2020, Director: Uli Stelzner)

Where is it happening?
Cinema Village, 22 East 12th St, New York, United States

USD 5.00

Host or PublisherWorkers Unite! Film Festival
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