Category Archives: About Film

Outdoor Video Projection Amplifies Home Care Workers Voices in Sacramento, “Virtually Tagging” the State Capitol

Dear Leaders for the People: a Video Letter from SEIU UHW on Vimeo. As part of a 10 Day of escalation by home care workers, seniors and the disabled to fight proposed cuts to CA’s in-home care services program, an … Continue reading

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@Sundance: More Champagne with your Justice, sir?

One struggle (of sorts) for those in the pop culture world these days (well, wealthy celebs anyway) is how best to carry themselves in the context of being progressive and for economic justice in the midst of a down economy. … Continue reading

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2011 Workers Voice Awards Announced!

PopWork USA is proud to bestow its 2011 Workers Voice Awards to an impressive array of artists and entertainers and their products whose efforts show work vividly. Based on a survey of people in the arts, entertainment, union, and working … Continue reading

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“Sing Your Song” A Man. A Voice. A Movement.

Harry Belafonte gave his voice to the civil rights movement and out of that collaboration, the true artistry of Mr. Belafonte grew. To this day, he continues to seek out injustices and speak truth to power. HBO premiered a documentary … Continue reading

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2011 Workers’ Voice Awards Nominations, Part 1 Announced

Demonstrating its commitment to encouraging and promoting entertainment and art that reflect work, workers, and their issues, PopWork USA announced its list of nominees for Best Films, TV Shows, and Art Displays this week.Among feature films, those under consideration for … Continue reading

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“Horrible Bosses” Gets People Talking and Blogging

The impact of popular culture on workers’ lives shows again with the release of the film “Horrible Bosses” While the film itself, as a film, is so-so (with a Metascore of 57), it spurred numerous write-ups, articles and blogs about … Continue reading

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“Twilight” director makes “A Better Life”: a story about immigration, work, love and family

This is a great story from a major studio that will stoke conversation about immigration reform and the struggles of immigrant families shot entirely in LA. At a time when everything from ICE raids to Dream Act legislation is frontpage … Continue reading

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“The Last Mountain” Opens: Makes Blue-Green Alliance Case

While there is an obvious amount of attention on how this documentary shows the devastating impact on the environment, there is real attention paid to how it impacts workers and working families in west virginia and how the notion of … Continue reading

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“Made in Dagenham” film: Three Different Angles

Freshly released, the film “Made in Dagenham” is at least one attempt to put into full view what this website largely talks about. It is a positive, accessible portrayal of a 1968 Ford Motor Plant strike led by 187 women … Continue reading

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