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LaborFest 2000 Calendar "The Struggle Continues"

 

LaborFest is an annual cultural arts festival celebrating and
commemorating the 1934 San Francisco General Strike.

July 22, Saturday 12:00 Noon
The Work of A Librarian, Library Tour
By Members of Librarian Guild's Chapter of SEIU 790.
This tour will gie an insider's view of the work of librarians and the
support staff.
San Francisco Main Library
Meet at the Hyde St. entrance

July 22, Saturday 7:30 PM
LaborFest Poetry Night
With Nellie Wong, Alice Rogoff, Carol Tarlen, Adam David Miller and others
San Francisco Women's Building
3543 18th St./Valencia San Francisco
$5.00 Donation

July 23, Sunday  7:30 PM         
Wobbly High Mass & Church Social
With the Vocal quartet Folk This!
Join the Church of St. Emma, Our Lady of Perpetual Dissent in an evening
of word and song celebrating the class struggle through the ages. "Hymn"
books provided with admission.
Sponsored by LaborFest and Folk This!
La Pena Cultural Center
Shattuck Ave. Berkeley
Donation $7.00 No One Turned Away For Lack Of Funds

July 25, Tuesday 6:00 PM*
"Scottsboro: An American Tragedy
Part Of The Jewish Film Festival
Castro Theatre
Castro & Market St. San Francisco
$8.00 For Information Call 925-866-9559

July 26, Wednesday 2:00 PM*
World Premier Of Emma Goldman: The Anarchist Guest
Part Of The Jewish Film Festival www.sfjff.org
Castro Theatre At Castro & Market St. San Francisco
Free     

July 28, Friday 7:30 PM
International Working Class Film & Video Festival

The Golf War (39 minutes) by Jen Schradie & Matt DeVries
Filipino farmers fight the destruction of the land by golf courses "...
When Filipino
villagers resist converting their ancestral farmland into a golf resort,
they face a bloody
struggle against developers and their goverment. Tracking them down both
armed guerrillas
and golf boosters in the Philippines, including Tiger Woods, filmmakers
reveal a larger,
national battle over land and revolution.

Ballad of a Green Beret (5 minutes) by Kevin Keating
Based on the stroy of the German Expressionist film 'The Cabinet of
Doctor Caligar.' This is the story of a former US fighting man who is
profoundly estranged from US mainstream society.

Borderline Cases (65 minutes) by Lynn Corcoran
How the maquiladora border of the United States & Mexico is destroying
our environment and  
lives. What has happend to working people's environment on the border and
what does this
mean to all people.

How To Create A Labor Union (30 minutes) by Akira Matsubara
The story of truckers and their effort to organize a union in Japan.
An inside look at the obstacles workers face and how they overcome them.
When workers take a
video camera with them when they confront the boss, the sparks fly!

Mission Cultural Center For Latino Arts
2868 Mission St./25th St. San Francisco
$5.00 Donation $2.00 Low Income

July 29, Saturday 10:00AM
Working  Maritime Boat Tour of E.Bay & SF Maritime Historical Sites
With music & presentations by historians & maritime workers.
Lunch included
Pier 1/2 next to Ferry Building
Be there at 9:30am (Boat leaves promptly at 10:00am)
$20 with reservation in advance, $22 at the gate
Children 6-12 $10
Reservations needed to guarantee free lunch
Please send check or money order to
LaborFest, P.O.Box 40983 San Francisco,CA 94140
Please call (415)642-8066 for more information

July 30, Sunday 7:30 PM
International Working Class Film & Video Festival

Hammering It Out; Women In The Construction Zone (54 min.)  by
videograper and electrician
VivianPrice.
This video shows the struggle of LA women to get in the          trades and the
fight to defend the community.

Solidarity House, Nobody Here But Us Chickens (8 minutes) by Marty Conlisk

One World, Which One? (30 minutes) by John Eden

Korean Rail Workers Take Back Their Union (10 minute sement) Korea Labor
News Production

Korean Labor Music Videos

Sponsored by LaborFest and Bay Area Trade Women Organizations
La Pena Cultural Center
3105 Shattuck Ave/Ashby Berkeley
$7.00 Donation

July 31, Monday 8:00 PM
Closing LaborFest Party
with music & refreshments
American Federation of Musicians Local 6 at 216 9th St. and Mission St
San Francisco
Free

* These labor cultural events are held in conjunction with LaborFest
  For further information, contact those numbers listed.

LaborFest is sponsored by the San Francisco Labor Council, SEIU535,
Web Press/Prepress Workers'Union 4N, SEIU 250, Sign & Display Workers
Union Local 510, ILWU, HERE2, UBC Pile Drivers Local 34, District Council
Of Ironworkers of California &  Vicinity,  MEBA District 1, SUP, UAW-NWU
3, IBEW Local 6, Labor Video Project, San Francisco Labor Studies
Department
and many  others.
Your endorsement and contribution is welcome.
Also please contact us if you would like to volunteer for our events. We
need people to help do publicity, set up events and do clean-up. Send us
your email address to get on our email list.

*LaborFest has also publicized other cultural events in July  that might
be of interest to working people.

LaborFest
P.O.Box 40983San Francisco,CA 94140
415-642-8066
laborfest@hotmail.com    www.laborfest.net (for updates and photo
gallery)

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