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|Laborefest: Movies on Current American Labor Issues|
|Date||Thursday July 17|
|Time||5:00 PM - 6:00 PM|
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Roxie Theatre, 3117 16th St., San Francisco (16th St BART)
The class struggle at home is the focus of this set of outstanding movies.
(1) SF Mess (42 min) 2008
By Greg Rodgers
This locally produced documentary in San Francisco looks at the union organizing effort in the San Francisco bike messenger world. Learn about the lives and conditions of bike messenger workers.
(2) Our Families, Our Community, Our Union (12 min) 2007
By Jano Oscherwitz
This documentary shows the struggle of Native American healthcare workers to organize and the issues that they face.
(3) Justice Can't Be Temporary (8 min) 2007
By Jano Oscherwitz & Octavio Velarde, SEIU 1021 Organizer
Tens of thousands of public workers in California are prevented from getting permanent full time jobs by their “temporary” or “part time status.” This video shows why these workers are struggling for full rights after many years on the job