2 Documetaries on the US Labour Movement
4:00 PM AND 7:30 PM
AT HOME IN UTOPIA
USA, 2006, Michal Goldman director, 55 minutes
TRIANGLE: REMEMBERING THE FIRE
USA, 2011, Daphne Pinkerson director, 40 minutes
At Home in Utopia documents a community of immigrant Jewish workers coming together in the 1920s to build a cooperative housing complex founded on socialist ideals.
On March 25, 1911, a catastrophic fire broke out at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York City, killing 146 women. Triangle, the documentary, was produced to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the disaster that forever changed the lives of millions of American workers.
Guest Speaker: Professor Ester Reiter
Co-presenter: United Jewish People’s Order (Toronto)
Individual seats on sale 15 minutes before each screening. No advance ticket sales.
$15 General Admission; $10 Ages 18 - 35 (7:30 pm screening only)