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Documentary - American Factory


Mon 09 / 30 / 2019 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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Harriet Ripinsky

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American Factory
2019 Documentary
1h 55min
In post-industrial Ohio, a Chinese billionaire opens a new auto-glass factory in Dayton, Ohio, hires thousands of locals to work there, then — frustrated by the perceived slowness of the American employees — begins replacing them with machines. A winner at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, the film features intense conflict and also a full-blown musical number, staged by the corporation, limning the virtues of efficiency.
From The New York Times:
‘American Factory’ Review: The New Global Haves and Have-Nots
A documentary looks at what happened when a Chinese company took over a closed General Motors factory in Ohio.
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