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Mon Apr 21 2008 (Updated 05/05/08) 7th Annual Reel Work May Day Labor Film Festival
"Reel Work" The 7th Annual Santa Cruz May Day Labor Film Festival The 7th Annual Reel Work May Day Labor Film Festival features events running from April 25 through May 11 in Santa Cruz, Monterey, Watsonville, and Santa Clara County. This year’s Reel Work is celebrating International Workers’ Day (May 1) with music, films, dramatic performances, slam poetry, and conversations with documentary film makers, immigrant activists and union organizers about the past, present, and future of the labor movement. Reel Work is using the 7th annual festival to encourage Central Coast residents to learn about the origins of May Day and to participate in the immigrant rights movement.

Reel Work brings together award-winning documentary film producers/workers/activists/students and the public to discuss economic and global justice issues and to bring alive the history and culture of the labor movement in the US and abroad. Reel Work inspires participants to join in the struggle for worker rights locally, nationally and globally and to promote social justice activism and international solidarity. Read More

Schedule | Update | imc_audio.gifInterview about the Festival | imc_audio.gifJill Friedberg update on Oaxaca | 4/25: A Little Bit of So Much Truth | 4/26: Made in LA | 4/28: 911: Dust and Deceit | 4/29: 5 Factories | imc_photo.gif5/3: Reel Work for the Environment

04/23/15 After Three Deaths, Assaults and Thefts, New Group Presses Tulare Council to Take Action   Police State and Prisons | Health, Housing, and Public Services | Central Valley | Government & Elections
04/23/15 Paramount Farms Uses as Much Water for Almonds as 38M Californians Required to Conserve   Environment & Forest Defense | Central Valley | California | Government & Elections
04/22/15 Workers Employed by Driscoll's Suppliers Demand Higher Wages and Legally Required Benefits   Labor & Workers | International | Santa Cruz Indymedia
04/22/15 Community Raises Funds for Long-time Oakland Anti-Police Brutality Activist Jabari Shaw   Police State and Prisons | Racial Justice
04/20/15 Park Service Considering Ranch Plan to Remove Free-Roaming Tule Elk Herds   North Bay / Marin | Animal Liberation
04/19/15 Gill Tract, Occupy the Farm Activists Continue Campaign to Stop Sprouts from Paving Land   Environment & Forest Defense | Labor & Workers | Education & Student Activism | North Bay / Marin
04/19/15 Oakland, Berkeley, San Jose, Marin Workers, Unions, and Allies Demand $15 Minimum Wage   Labor & Workers | South Bay | North Bay / Marin
04/18/15 Sheriff Hart Requests $47,925 to Fence Out Protesters from Santa Cruz County Jail   Police State and Prisons | Santa Cruz Indymedia
04/18/15 Community Members Reach Out to Those Victimized by Childhood Sexual Abuse   Health, Housing, and Public Services | Santa Cruz Indymedia
04/18/15 Salinas and Capitola Police to Equip Entire Departments with Body Cameras   Police State and Prisons | Santa Cruz Indymedia
04/18/15 Group Says Auto-Wrecking Yard Should Relocate if it Can't Stop Polluting Marshlands   Environment & Forest Defense | Santa Cruz Indymedia