Canadian Labour International Film Festival

Cobourg - CLiFF 2020

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9 films in package
Company Town (festival version)
On the anniversary of General Motors' 100th year of manufacturing vehicles in Oshawa, Canada, the company announces it will be shuttering its plant in a year and the union mobilizes to fight to save jobs - and the future of the community - against huge odds.
I another: an experience in labor justice
Judges and appellate judges live the lives of invisible workers.
SERF
SERF is an animation short film about a little robot that works in a huge factory. He is stuck there working in the same routine every day until the day that he discovers the world outside.
Filadelphia
In a wooden shed on the east side of São Paulo, 16 women work sorting recycling material in Filadelphia Cooperative. A subject inevitably comes up: why do men give up so early to work in the cooperative? “Men here can take two weeks. In a month, they won't be here anymore”.
Forty Thousand a Month
Indu, asks her father Venkat Rao who has a very hectic job, to take her to a movie one day. What happens next, forms the short film.
The Call
Pablo Soto works as a tour guide in Berlin. Elena Cruz spreads propaganda in Los Angeles. Alicia Costa is a waitress in Paris. They left behind that call that made them suffer too much. Today their phones are ringing again. That call returns.
The Night of the Sand
The Night of Sand is a documentary work that tries to tell the story of the current situation of Silicosis patients for 10 years had remained silent after all had been infected with the disease due to poor working conditions.
Trap Fishing
Get up close and personal with one of the last remaining trap fishing families in Rhode Island. Meet Corey Wheeler Forrest, her father Alan Wheeler and brother Luke Wheeler. Learn the art of trap fishing and what it takes to make a living on the water.
When Asians Audition
A short comedy sketch of what happens when Asians audition
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On the anniversary of General Motors' 100th year of manufacturing vehicles in Oshawa, Canada, the company announces it will be shuttering its plant in a year and the union mobilizes to fight to save jobs - and the future of the community - against huge odds.

  • Year
    2020
  • Runtime
    52 minutes
  • Language
    English
  • Country
    Canada
  • Director
    Peter Findlay
  • Screenwriter
    Peter Findlay
  • Producer
    Peter Findlay, Amanda Handy, Mark Johnston
  • Cast
    Jerry Dias, Colin James, Rebecca Keetch, Kevin Craggs, Jennifer Akkerman, Roy Eagen