Workers Unite Film Festival 2021

146 Workers: The 2021 Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Commemoration

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A collaboration for the 2021 virtual union commemoration of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire. The video includes voices of essential workers and Triangle family members, the story of the fire, plus the 1982 Chinatown garment workers strike. Music and 146 workers, organizers, compassionate public servants, artists and friends, each holding the name of one of the workers.


1982 Chinatown Garment Strike by Betty Yu.


A collaboration with May Chen, LuLu LoLo, Gary Shoichet, Rachel Bernstein, Edvige Giunta, Ed Vargas, Ernesto L. Martinez, Edgar Romney, and Brendan Griffith.


Thank you to Workers United, NY Central Labor Council, Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition and Workers Circle.

  • Year
    2021
  • Runtime
    52 minutes
  • Language
    English
  • Country
    United States
  • Director
    Ruth Sergel
  • Producer
    Esther Cohen, Sherry Kane