Date(s) - Apr 28, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Resource Center for Nonviolence
Reel Work Labor Film Festival:
Sunday, April 28
Workers Memorial Day
20th Anniversary of the Battle in Seattle
(Richard Rowley & Jill Friedberg, 2000, 69 min, USA)
Compiled from footage shot by 100 amateur video-journalists who documented the story largely ignored by mainstream media of diverse activists—peaceniks, tree-huggers, and rank-and-file trade unionists—who descended on the site of the 1999 World Trade Organization summit to disrupt the proceedings of this unaccountable and anti-democratic trans-national corporate elite body.
(Plumbers Local 393, 2000, 30min, USA)
San Francisco Bay Area Plumbers Union sent a contingent of members to the 1999 WTO protest in Seattle.
Panel of WTO protest veterans