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Finally Got the News

Fascinating 50 year old documentary on the revolutionary black trade unions in the Detroit auto industry

If you were to judge it on “artistic merit” (whatever that is) you may point out that the picture isn’t always clear or that there’s a certain lack of dramatic structure. You’d be formally correct, but you’d be completely missing the point on what is living history

Even more living history afterwards, with a chat with the director which covered many bases, including how a group of young white kids cut go into the car plants and make such an incendiary film (they said they were doing a student project. Sounds like you can get to do almost anything by saying you’re doing a student project).

Thanks to Jam B. Justo for the last minute heads up. Shame you weren’t in Berlin to see it yourself

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