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Laborfest:2 Films:Driving For Hire in SF & Rise of The Oppressed

Date:
Friday, July 10, 2015
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type:
Screening
Organizer/Author:
Location Details:
518 Valencia - near 16th St., San Francisco. 16th St BART station

FilmWorks United International Working Class Film & Video Festival
Rise of The Oppressed
(18 min) (2012) Pakistan, by Labor Education Foundation
This film shows the conditions of Pakistani textile loom workers and their struggle for human and union rights.
Driving For Hire (84 min) (2015) USA, by John Han
San Francisco has become the ground zero in new applications and tech that is touted as “disrupting” the world as we know it. Taxi driver and journalist Jon Han looks at how UBER and other apps are affecting the public, users and taxi drivers.
This documentary is the most significant report on this revolution in the industry and what it means for the future of drivers.
John Han will introduce the film and discussion will follow.
See also: http://www.laborfest.net/2015/2015schedule.htm
http://www.lef.org.pk/
Added to the calendar on Tue, Jun 16, 2015 9:08PM
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