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|Laborfest: Films: Eisenstein's Strike & 1896 German Transport Strike|
|Date||Saturday July 19|
|Time||6:00 PM - 9:00 PM|
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|Edison Theater (home of the Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum,) located at 37417 Niles Boulevard, Fremont|
Saturday Screening at the Edison Theater
Bruder (Brother). (84 min.) 1927 Germany. Commissioned by Hamburg Transport Union.
Historical silent film, made by workers of historic 1896 Hamburg transport workers general strike. The film was banned and burned by the Nazis and later rediscovered in Soviet archives.
By Man’s Law. United States. 1913. Directed by Christy Cabanne.
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0127511/ (biography, Cabanne)
Strike. Soviet Union, 1925. Directed by Sergei M. Eisenstein.
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001178/bio?ref_=nm_ov_bio_sm (Sergei Eisenstein)