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Laborfest: Film from China: We The Workers
Date Sunday July 01
Time 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Event Type Screening
Organizer/AuthorLaborfest
Location Details
ILWU Local 34 Hall, 801 Second St., San Francisco. Across 2d St from baseball stadium. Diagonally across King St from MoMo’s Restaurant. Walk the one mile from Market on Second or on the Embarcadero to 801 Second Street or take public transportation as follows:
T or N train from Embarcadero Station to Second and King Station, go to stadium side of King St, 801 2d St is to the left of the stadium;
30 or 45 bus from Market and Fifth Streets (Powell Station) to end of line at Townsend between Fourth and Third, then walk one block to 2d Street, then 1 block South on 2d to King St, cross King St to stadium side, 801 2d St is to the left of the stadium;
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 2d Street, then walk 2 block South on 2d to King St, cross King Street to stadium side, 801 2d St is to the left of the stadium;
10 bus which runs from 24th and Potrero, on Rhode Island to 26th St, on Cesar Chavez St to Dakota, Wisconsin, Connecticut, DeHaro, Rhode Island at 16th St, on Townsend to Second Street AND from Van Ness on Pacific to Battery, on Battery to Second St to Third and Townsend, so get off at 2d Street and Townsend, then 1 block South on 2d to King St, cross King St to stadium side. 801 2d St is to the left of the stadium.
We The Workers, Directed by Wen Hai (China) (2017)
China has become the factory workshop of the world. The film “We The Workers” is a documentary shot over a six-year period. We see the real conditions and issues of the Chinese industrial workers as they fight for labor and worker rights. Similar to capitalist countries, they are threatened, attacked, and jailed by the new bosses of corporate China. They also face not only the company owners but police who collude with the owners to silence and intimidate the efforts of these workers to defend their labor rights on the job.

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