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by Pamela Roberts
Butte, America chronicles the rise and fall of a small mining town with a larger-than-life spirit — where fortunes were made and lost, and where community was precious, but life was cheap.
by Michael Mulcahy
Contrasting real-life prison experiences with the training that correctional officers receive, this investigative film exposes how both officers and inmates are trapped in a deeply flawed system.
by Marissa Aroy
Larry Itliong instigated the great Delano grape strike of 1965 which resulted in the formation of the United Farmworkers of America, but the Filipino labor organizer has faded from popular memory.
by Leticia C. Langord
The 100-year history of the western dude ranch is told through interviews with ranchers, wranglers, and dudes.
by Rick Tejada-Flores and Ray Telles
This is the story of the United Farmworkers Union (UFW) and its leader Cesar Chavez, who inspired Latino activism of the ’60s and ’70s, and involved millions in a nonviolent struggle for social justice.
by Almudena Carracedo and Robert Bahar
Follow the remarkable story of three Latina immigrants working in Los Angeles sweatshops as they embark on a three-year odyssey to win basic labor protections from a trendy clothing retailer.
POV, Global Voices
by Po Kutchins and Katie Galloway
Prison Town, U.S.A. allows the vivid voices of "lifer" inmates, ranchers, and politicians to reveal the untold story of the impact of America's prison-building boom.
by Jon Else
An innovative documentary of Richard Wagner's Ring Cycle opera from the point of view of the union stagehands at the San Francisco Opera.
by Lela Delgado
A look at the lives of Latin American immigrants in the American heartland as they struggle to maintain their traditions in the face of language barriers, prejudice, and the challenge of adapting to a new culture.
by Alex Rivera
Why Cybraceros is a short film based on (and incorporating footage from) a real 1940s US government film that promoted a migrant labor program — remade with a whimsical, creative twist by experimental filmmaker Alex Rivera.