Film
The UMass Labor Center Film Series presents a double-feature: “One Day Longer,” a ten-year strike by Las Vegas casino workers and “Live Nude Girls Unite,” organizing, bargaining and striking at a San Francisco strip club.

March 22, 2016
6:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S231

Set in Rwanda's capital, this self-referential film-within-a-film depicts the vision of a determined filmmaker, Balthazar, as he strives to produce his first feature about a brother and sister in the aftermath of genocide.

March 23, 2016
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

The UMass Labor Center Film Series features “The Take,”, a documentary by Avi Lewis and Naomi Klein about a union of Argentinian workers who fight to take over and run their abandoned factory. 

March 29, 2016
6:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S231

A tribute in honor of the recent passing of filmmaker Haskell Wexler, UMass alum Pamela Yates' latest documentary offers a revelatory tour of the two-time Oscar-winning cinematographer's political documentary work.

March 30, 2016
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

A cautionary tribute, this documentary relates the pursuit of the American dream by two Israeli-born cousins who turned the Hollywood power structures upside down.

April 6, 2016
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

At the center of Chantal Akerman's pioneering work is her mother, a Holocaust survivor portrayed here in her Brussels apartment in the last years of her life.

April 13, 2016
7:30 pm

Amherst Cinema
Cheryl, played by the director, struggles to make a video-documentary about a beautiful 1930's film actress.

April 20, 2016
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

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