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*Just Film Festival: The Hand that Feeds

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*Just Film Festival: The Hand that Feeds

Time: February 11, 2016 from 8:45pm to 10pm
Location: Vancity Theatre
Street: 1181 Seymour St
City/Town: Vancouver
Website or Map: http://justfilm.ca/thursday-n…
Event Neighbourhood and Type: downtown
Latest Activity: Jan 29, 2016

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At a popular bakery café, residents of New York’s Upper East Side get bagels and coffee served with a smile 24 hours a day. Behind the scenes, undocumented immigrant workers face sub-legal wages, dangerous machinery and abusive managers who will fire them for calling in sick.

Risking deportation and job loss, the workers team up with innovative young organizers and form their own independent union, launching themselves on a journey that will test the limits of their resolve. In one roller-coaster year, they must overcome a shocking betrayal and a two-month lockout. Lawyers battle in back rooms and workers walk the picket line with support from the “Occupy” crowd. If they can win a contract, it will set a historic precedent. But whatever happens, these workers will never be the same.

Audience Award, Full Frame Documentary Film Festival 2014; International Jury, Prize Human Rights Film Festival 2014; Audience Award, DOC NYC 2014; Best of Fest, AFI Docs Film Festival 2014; Best Documentary, Sidewalk Film Festival 2014; Audience Award, Chicago Latino Film Festival 2015; Audience Award, Alucine Latin Film & Media Arts Festival

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