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|Reel Work labor film festival 2016 day #6|
|Date||Tuesday April 26|
|Time||7:00 PM - 7:00 PM|
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|Tuesday, April 26, 7 pm • Calvary Episcopal “Red” Church Parish Hall, 532 Center Street, Santa Cruz Downtown|
|Organizer/Author||Reel Work Labor Film Fest|
Tuesday, April 26
7 pm • Calvary Episcopal “Red” Church Parish Hall, Santa Cruz
Theme: Economic Justice
(Allison Guevara, Susan Greene, Megan Joseph, 2016, 14 min, USA)
Moving personal stories of the poverty, trauma and addiction that often lead to crime, and an inside look at the challenges and opportunities for those transitioning from a life behind bars back into society in Santa Cruz County, a community renowned for its forward thinking criminal justice reform efforts.
A Living Wage
(Dan Albright & Andy Keyes, 2016, 21 min, USA)
A fast food fry cook and a barrista are at the front lines of the struggle in Boston for a $15 minimum wage and union rights. The film follows them over the course of a year as they organize for economic justice, help build a major grassroots social movement, and force local politicians into action.
(Fernando Luis González Mitjáns, 2015, 39 min, UK)
The life and struggles of the invisible migrant workers that make sure offices and classrooms are clean and tidy before professors and students arrive for their morning classes at some of London’s most prestigious universities.
Speakers: Megan Joseph, Director of Community Organizing, United Way of Santa Cruz County; Valéria Miranda, Co-Founder, Food for Change
Event Host: Economic Justice Alliance