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Laborfest: Wisconsin Films, Songs, Photos, Stories
Date Saturday July 09
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
Marine Fireman's Hall, 224 2nd St. at Howard, San Francisco. Near Montgomery St BART/Muni Station. All buses on Market and Mission to 2d, all trains on or below Market to 2d or Montgomery, 10 and 12 Bus on 2d., 76 bus on Howard to 2d.
Event Type Screening
Organizer/Author
A Month In Madison: Eye-Witness Reports From The Wisconsin Protests Curated by Joan Juster
An evening of films, songs, photos and stories from the 2011 protests in Wisconsin with refreshment.
On February 11, 2011, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker introduced a “budget repair bill” that threatened the rights and livelihoods of Wisconsin’s labor unions, schools and citizens. The bill sparked massive, ongoing protests that have grown into the largest peaceful demonstrations in history, inspiring similar uprisings around the country.
When protesters occupied the Capitol in Madison, San Francisco documentary producer Joan Juster bought a one-way ticket to Wisconsin to document these historic events. Through films, photos and stories she gives a first-hand view of the month she spent on the front lines of the battle for Wisconsin.
Films are still being confirmed at press time. Some of the featured films by various producers include:
Wisconsin “Budget Repair Bill” Protest (5:38) , Mike Scholtz (12:30), Cheddar Revolution - VO5 - music video (2:53), This is Happening Now! (6:39), Matthew Schauenberg: Putting his life on the line for Wisconsin (4:50), Wisconsin Budget Repair Bill Protests (9:30), Tax the Rich: Madison Protest Time-Lapse (4:17), Rudy Fox (5:10), Pizza Revolution (5:20), Wisconsin (6:39), This is What Democracy Looks Like (2:45), There is Power in a Union (3:46), Fourteen Senators (2:17)
For info: justerhill(at)aol.com
See also:
http://www.laborfest.net/2011/2011schedule.htm
Added to the calendar on Tuesday Jun 14th, 2011 7:32 AM
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