Canadian Labour International Film Festival

Society of United Professionals - Company Town (7pm EST)

Expired November 12, 2020 2:00 AM
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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.
The Twins
With a twist of fate, things change and forever changes the dynamics of this traditional family.
The Hotline
Trapped working a dead-end job, Erika fears there is no light at the end of the tunnel, until her environment puts her mental fragility to the test.
Birth of A Union
This film chronicles the historic effort to organize low wage workers in North Carolina, where it is illegal for any State agency to agree to a Union contract.
Animal Calling
While Dr. VanRooy quietly prepares for her day, she reflects on the mental health crisis currently impacting the field of animal care—revealing the emotional and psychological challenges faced by those dedicating their lives to veterinary medicine.
Gathering Circle
A short documentary about the Indigenous architects and collaborators behind the new Indigenous public space built in Collingwood, Canada.
Aguan-Sun Behind the Horizon
Ms. Rahela Begum tells her story of breaking traditional gender roles by becoming a female rickshaw-puller. The concept of a woman doing such a job had been unheard of before she hit the road three years ago.
Serok
Children are the most vulnerable group in society, who are exposed to the disasters, pressures and problems of life – caused by their elders.
KAR
Mohammad has worked in Canada as a pizza delivery man, a driving instructor, and a taxi driver. A weekend drive with his daughter prompts reflection on cars, labour, and family.
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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