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Laborfest: Films: We Don’t Like Samba & Limpiadores
Date Wednesday July 06
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
518 Valencia, near 16th St., San Francisco. 16th St BART station.
Event Type Screening
We Don’t Like Samba (40 min.) (2014) (Brazil) Directed by: Cis Berlin
This film exposes the growing class divisions in Brazil and how the movement against fare increases led to a mass revolt. It also looks at the corruption of the government.
Sanitation workers, teachers and transportation workers discuss the fight with the community against the wealthy and also how the World Soccer Tournament and the Olympics are used to benefit big contractors while ignoring the needs of the working class. This documentary exposes the growing divide and the massive confrontation that is now taking place in Brazil.

Limpiadores (39 min.) (2015) (UK) Directed by: Fernando González Mitjáns
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. It shows the Unison union and how their struggle for justice, human and labor rights gets wide support.
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