Eugene, OR - Events Local News Contact
GOOD WORKS FILM FESTIVAL presents Brothers on the Line
Sun, Oct 28, 2012 5pm until Mon, Oct 29, 2012 7:20pm
492 East 13th Ave. Eugene, OR 97401 · Cost: FREE
Oct 11, 2012

BROTHERS ON THE LINE explores the social-action legacy of the Reuther brothers - Walter, Roy and Victor - pioneering labor organizers and justice statesmen, and their remarkable leadership of the United Auto Workers union from 1946-1970.  Directed by Victor;s grandson Sasha Reuther and narrated by Martin Sheen, the film follows the brothers from their rise as shop-floor organizers in 1930's Detroit to leaders in collective bargaining, pensions, healthcare, civil and worker rights, and international labor solidarity.  Rare UAW archive footage, personal photos, oral histories, and interviews with a braod spectrum of labor, civil rights, and political personalities chronicle one family's quest to compel American democracy to live up to its promise of equality. (80 mins.) - NWFC

FREE ADMISSION to film and live post-screening discussion with director, Sasha Reuther via skype at all screenings.

Sunday October 28th @ 5:00 PM

Sunday October 28th @ 7:20 PM

Monday October 29th @ 7:20 PM

For more information please visit www.goodworksfilmfestival.org                      

Support Films For Action

Films For Action empowers citizens with the information they need to help create a more just, sustainable, and democratic society.

We receive no government or corporate funding and rely on our supporters to keep us going. Donate today.

Trending Today
The White Man in That Photo
Riccardo Gazzaniga55,160 views today ·
Today I Rise: This Beautiful Short Film Is Like a Love Poem For Your Heart and Soul
4 min3,320 views today ·
10 Female Revolutionaries That You Probably Didn't Learn About In History class
Kathleen Harris3,320 views today ·
When We Judge a Person Harshly With a Label or Dismissal, We Kill the Human Being Inside of Them
Tim Hjersted1,409 views today ·
We All Suffer in This Love-Desert Society That We've Created - Is There an Alternative?
Tim Hjersted1,115 views today ·
The Invention of Capitalism: How a Self-Sufficient Peasantry was Whipped Into Industrial Wage Slaves
Yasha Levine1,076 views today ·
This Facebook Comment About the UK Election Is Going Viral
Chris Renwick744 views today ·
Why Natural Disasters Aren’t All That Natural
Ksenia Chmutina, Jason Von Meding, JC Gaillard & Lee Bosher573 views today ·
How American Oligarchs Created the Concept of Race to Divide and Conquer the Poor
Courtland Milloy487 views today ·
Load More
Join us on Facebook
GOOD WORKS FILM FESTIVAL presents Brothers on the Line