Program 23: 'Company Town' (GM workers) and 'Conversations Between Shifts'


Thu Oct 14 2021 at 07:00 pm to 09:00 pm


Cinema Village | New York, NY

Program 23: 'Company Town' (GM workers) and 'Conversations Between Shifts'
Unionized workers at General Motors in Canada fight to save their jobs. / Year one of COVID-19 through the eyes of a nurse and her son.
About this Event

COMPANY TOWN - On the anniversary of General Motors' 100th year of manufacturing vehicles in Oshawa, Canada, the union is forced into a life-and-death fight to save their members' jobs when the company announces it will be shuttering the plant at the end of the next year. (52 min, Canada, 2020, Director: Peter Findlay)

Short to precede:

CONVERSATIONS BETWEEN SHIFTS is a portrait of Chicagoland ICU nurse Jeanette Alvarez-Basem, captured through the perspective of her son, Ben Basem. This documentary forms a year-long time capsule of the COVID-19 pandemic. Between her night shifts and Illinois Nurses Association union meetings, Jeanette navigates what it means to be a nurse and a human during a traumatic moment in history. (30 min, 2021, Director: Ben Basem)

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

USD 9.00

Host or PublisherWorkers Unite! Film Festival
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