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Laborfest: Forgotten Space & Fly to Transcend-Films
Date Wednesday July 30
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
ILWU Local 34 Hall, 801 Second St., San Francisco. Next to baseball stadium. Walk the one mile from Market on Second or on the Embarcadero to 801 Second Street or take public transportation:
T or N train from Embarcadero Station to Second and King Station;
30 or 45 bus from Market and Fourth Streets (Powell Station) to end of line at Townsend between Fourth and Third, then walk one block to Second Street;
47 bus which starts at North Point at Fisherman’s Wharf, travels on Van Ness, 11th St, Bryant and ends at Cal Train Station at 4th and Townsend, then walk on Townsend 2 blocks to Second Street;
10 bus which runs from Van Ness on Pacific to Battery, on Battery to Second St to Third and Townsend, so get off at Second Street and Townsend. Also runs from 25th and Potrero, on Cesar Chavez St, Wisconsin, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Townsend to Second Street.
Event Type Screening
FilmWorks United International Working Class Film & Video Festival
The Forgotten Space (112 mins) 2010
By Allan Sekula and Noël Burch
The Forgotten Space investigates global maritime trade. It highlights displaced farmers and villagers in Holland to underpaid truck drivers in Los Angeles to Filipino maids in China. Sekula and Burch offer a sobering portrait of workers’ conditions, the inhuman scale of sea trade and the secret lives of port cities.

Fly to Transcend By Tu Qiao (90 min) China
The story of Tian Yu, one of the survivors of the shocking “13 Jump” suicides at Foxconn which is the primary manufacturer of Apple products. The documentary reflects on the background and deeper causes of the tragedy from the perspective of international relations, globalization, local government and internal enterprise management. After three years of silence, Tian Yu, finally shares his experiences in being involve in this dramatic event. The film includes the views of both academic and media experts.
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