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Laborfest: Turkish Labor Movies
Date Tuesday July 29
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
518 Valencia - near 16th St., San Francisco. 16th St BART station.
Event Type Screening
Organizer/Author
FilmWorks United International Working Class Film & Video Festival
The Southeast of Ankara -Trailer (Ankaran?n guneydogusu)
Direcotor - Yonetmen, (22 min.) 2013 Turkey
The families of those immigrated for various reasons live in the four edge districts of Ankara which are located in the boundaries of Çankaya. The families who have lived for years in this region are exposed to an enforced immigration for urban transformation. The movie, expresses the urban transformation and immigration subjects through the viewpoint of the children of those families.

Istanbul Rising (18 min.) 2013 By Vice
The effort to protect the privatization of Gezi Park in Istanbul touched off one of the biggest protests and demonstrations in Turkey. This film shows how the people tried to protect the park from developers and property speculators who the AKP Prime Minister Erdogan represents.

Bread, Concrete and Roses (Ekmek beton ve güller)
Director - Yonetmen, (42 min. ) 2013 Turkey
The film is about the dangerous life of construction workers in a foreign land far from their homeland, and their social problems.
See also:
http://www.laborfest.net/2014/2014schedule.htm
Added to the calendar on Sunday Jun 22nd, 2014 8:31 AM
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