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Social Cinema: American Factory (2019)

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This film is a part of WUD Film's annual Social Cinema series in collaboration with the Havens Center for Social Justice at UW-Madison.

Following the film, join us for a discussion led by Adrienne Pagac (Office and Professional Employees International Union, Local 39; past co-president of the UW Teaching Assistants' Association), charity Schmidt (TAA and UFAS member; past TAA co-president), and Sara Trongone (current co-President, TAA).

USA | 110 minutes | Streaming | Dir. Steven Bognar, Julia Reichert

In post-industrial Ohio, a Chinese billionaire opens a factory in an abandoned General Motors plant, hiring two thousand Americans. Early days of hope and optimism give way to setbacks as high-tech China clashes with working-class America.

"The movie is eye-opening - a windshield on the new world," - David Edelstein, New York Magazine

 

Assistive Screening Accommodations for Patrons with Disability

  • English Subtitles via streaming source available upon advance request
  • Assisted Listening Device Amplification available

These free screenings are intended for UW-Madison students, faculty, staff, and Union members and guests.

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WUD Film
film@union.wisc.edu

608-890-3000

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A.E. Havens Center for Social Justice
Patrick Barrett
pbarrett@wisc.edu

608-262-0854

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