Thursday, January 26, 2012
#Occupy Militant Movies
Since I’ve already told you how today’s occupantscan learn from the labor movement and how important it is to #occupy filmmaking, how about a union-themed movie classic as a path toward activist inspiration? Read on…
Name the best-known early 1950s film with a union theme? Easy. That would be On the Waterfront. But Waterfront was not the early 1950s film with a union theme that Noam Chomsky called, “one of the greatest films ever made...couldn’t get it out of my mind for weeks.” That would be the sadly neglected 1953 film, Salt of the Earth.
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