Labor Film Series

Date:
Friday, September 1, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Labor Film Series. Set in contemporary East Los Angeles, this film, whose plot partially parallels that of Bicycle Thieves, sympathetically depicts experiences of undocumented Mexican immigrants, including manual labor, schools, gangs, family, ICE, and deportation. 
Date:
Friday, September 8, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Labor Film Series | Rochester Premiere. Beginning with a mining explosion in Mongolia and ending in a ghost city west of Beijing, political documentarian Zhao Liang’s visionary new film Behemoth details, in one breathtaking sequence after another, the social and ecological devastation behind an economic miracle that may yet prove illusory.
Date:
Friday, September 22, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Labor Film Series | Free Member Film. Dustin Hoffman and Robert Redford are Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward, the Washington Post journalists who exposed the Watergate scandal. Director Alan J. Pakula’s gift for portraying paranoia is matched by his exciting and detailed depiction of investigative reporting. Free to members.
Date:
Sunday, September 24, 2017
Time:
2 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
​Labor Film Series. Dustin Hoffman and Robert Redford are Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward, the Washington Post journalists who exposed the Watergate scandal. Director Alan J. Pakula’s gift for portraying paranoia is matched by his exciting and detailed depiction of investigative reporting.
Date:
Monday, September 25, 2017
Time:
1:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
​Labor Film Series | Senior Matinee. Dustin Hoffman and Robert Redford are Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward, the Washington Post journalists who exposed the Watergate scandal. Director Alan J. Pakula’s gift for portraying paranoia is matched by his exciting and detailed depiction of investigative reporting. Free for 55 and older.
Date:
Friday, September 29, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Labor Film Series | Rochester Premiere. Largely unchanged for more than a century, the projection of photochemical film faces an uncertain future in the digital age. The practice of handling and projecting film is in danger of being lost, and the role of film projectionist is nearing extinction. 
Date:
Sunday, October 1, 2017
Time:
2 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Labor Film Series | Rochester Premiere. Largely unchanged for more than a century, the projection of photochemical film faces an uncertain future in the digital age. The practice of handling and projecting film is in danger of being lost, and the role of film projectionist is nearing extinction.
Date:
Friday, October 6, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Labor Film Series | The Alloy Orchestra in Concert. The workers of the world unite in this forceful, brilliantly constructed film of labor triumphant against brutal factory owners, government inspectors, and police spies.
Date:
Friday, October 13, 2017
Time:
6:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Labor Film Series. Belfast, Maine is a film about ordinary experience in a beautiful old New England port city. It is a portrait of daily life with particular emphasis on the work and the cultural life of the community. 
Date:
Friday, October 20, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Labor Film Series | Rochester Premiere. The first of John Steinbeck’s dustbowl novels, In Dubious Battle chronicles the struggle of migrant apple-pickers for decent wages and better working conditions.
Date:
Sunday, October 22, 2017
Time:
2 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Labor Film Series | Rochester Premiere. The first of John Steinbeck’s dustbowl novels, In Dubious Battle chronicles the struggle of migrant apple-pickers for decent wages and better working conditions.
Date:
Monday, October 23, 2017
Time:
1:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Labor Film Series | Rochester Premiere | Senior Matinee. The first of John Steinbeck’s dustbowl novels, In Dubious Battle chronicles the struggle of migrant apple-pickers for decent wages and better working conditions. Free for 55 and older.
Date:
Friday, October 27, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Labor Film Series. Rod Serling gained critical acclaim for writing this mid-1950s drama of office politics in the executive corridor of a giant industrial corporation.
Date:
Monday, October 30, 2017
Time:
1:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Labor Film Series | Senior Matinee. Rod Serling gained critical acclaim for writing this mid-1950s drama of office politics in the executive corridor of a giant industrial corporation. Free for 55 and older.
Date:
Friday, November 3, 2017
Time:
7:30 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
Labor Film Series. When a series of package bombs show up on the doorsteps of prominent politicians and businessmen in the summer of 1919, US Bureau of Investigation Agent William Flynn (David Strathairn) is assigned the task of finding those responsible.