|Issue No 4||12 March 1999|
Letters to the Editor
Working Class Videos
WORKING CLASS FILM&VIDEO FESTIVAL
July 1999 San Francisco
CALL FOR VIDEOS & FILMS
LaborFest is now calling for videos for our annual International Working Class Film & Video festival. Laborfest which is held in San Francico every July and is organzied to commemorate the 1934 San Francisco General Strike through the cultural arts of working people.
Videos and films can include union struggles, political struggles of labor, locally, nationally and internationally.
The videos should explore the connections between labor and democracy, race, sex, environment, media, war and the capitalist economy.
We are are looking for videos that challenge practically and ideologically the thinking of working people. The videos will be shown throughout the month in San Francisco.
Submit on VHS Or Pal, English Captions Preferred Open To amateurs, students and professionals, Open format which includes drama, animation & documentaries.
Please send the video along with a bio and narrative summary. Please also send summary & bio electronically if possible.
Submission Deadline: June 1, 1999, No entry form or fee required
International Working Class Film & Video Festival
(415)282-1908 Fax (415)695-1369
San Francisco,CA 94142
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Review: Opening Spaces For a New Labor
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