Working Thought Film Series: American Factory (2019)
American Factory, 2019
Directed by Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert
In post-industrial Ohio, a Chinese billionaire opens a factory in an abandoned General Motors plant, hiring two thousand Americans. The film documents the ensuing optimism as well as clashes and setbacks in the working-class town.
Introduced by Maria Somma, Organizing Director for United Steelworkers.
About Working Thought Film Series
Five independent films are screened as part of the exhibition Working Thought. All screenings will be introduced by a local expert and will take place in Carnegie Museum of Art Theater.