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|SF: International Working Class Film & Video Festival|
|Date||Saturday July 08|
|Time||7:00 PM - 9:30 PM|
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Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts
2868 Mission St., at 25th, San Francisco
$5- three movies
Granito de Arena (Grain of Sand)
By Jill Freidberg & Corrugate Film
This tells the story of the battle against privatization of education in Mexico. The story of the destruction of education and the fightback by labor in Mexico is powerful.
info [at] corrugate.org
For A Six Hour Workday
By Grupo Alavio & MarieTrigona
(20 min.) Argentina
This video documents the efforts by Buenos Aires transit workers to re-introduce the 6 hour day after the military dictatorship had destroyed the labor conditions.
Rail Warning (43 min.) 2005 Japan
By Akira Matsubara & Video Press
This examines the cause of the disastrous Amagasaki rail accident in Osaka, Japan. This train wreck killed over a 100 people and the causes were directly related to the privatization and massive speed-up of railway workers.
mgg01231 [at] nifty.ne.jp