Our themes of equal pay
for equal work for women, dignity and legal status for immigrant workers,
a living wage for all, including fast-food workers and workplace rights
and justice for every employed person every type, be they on a shop
floor, driving a taxi or working in the old and deadly garment sweatshops
of Bangladesh, or the new high-tech sweatshops of the social media industry.
We are all in this fight together!
We have forged partnerships with The School of Visual Arts
and their MFA in Social Documentary Film program in an effort to
recognize the next generation of filmmakers who choose to film stories
about the lives of workers and their struggles. We continue to
partner with the Murphy Institute of CUNY to help build the next
generation of union leaders.
We have an amazing poetry night event on Thursday May 15th, with many hot
NYC poets, including Reverend Billy and The Stop Shopping Choir, as well
as over 45 films on workers stories and their fight for dignity and
Please go to our
website and see what we have done this past year, the stories we have
been able to showcase to the community.
Please donate from our
Donate from the Tee Shirt link on our homepage and you'll get our cool
new WUFF 2014 Festival Tee shipped to you in the mail!
Please visit our website at www.workersunitefilmfestival.org for more
information, the schedule, to see what's new for 2014, and to read
about the films and directors/2014. BUY TICKETS NOW BEFORE THEY SELL OUT!
2014's festival is bigger & better because of you and needs your
continued support. Please visit our website and please buy tickets online and make a donation to help
support the festival. We'll send you a cool festival tee shirt.
We are grateful to our
ongoing sponsors, including The Rubin Foundation, US ImagingNetworks,
Amalgamated Bank, BALCONY NY, APALA, American Income Life/NILICO, The
Puffin Foundation, The National Writers Union, CWA 1180, Amalgamated Life
Insurance Co, Inc, Magnacare, SEIU 32BJ, 1199 SEIU, Winston Financial,
The NYC Central Labor Council, Freelancers Union, SVA Soc Doc, NYTWA,
RAP, DWUA, ROC, Jewish Labor Committee, Workmen's Circle, The Working
Theater and many other true heroes of workers and labor labor.