American Factory
Screenings

American Factory

Friday Nov 1, 2019 7:30 PM This is a past program
The UCLA Film & Television Archive presents classic film and contemporary cinema in the Hammer's Billy Wilder Theater.

Rust Belt, Ohio. In the husk of a huge, abandoned General Motors plant, a Chinese billionaire opens a new factory, hiring 2,000 blue-collar Americans and hundreds of native Chinese workers. Early days of hope and optimism are tested by the scale of the project and by the cultural differences between high-tech China and America’s postindustrial Midwest. (2019, dir. Julia Reichert, Steven Bognar, DCP, color, English and Mandarin with English subtitles, 115 min.)

Free admission with RSVP.

Part of Julia Reichert: 50 Years in Film, presented by the UCLA Film & Television Archive, the Hugh M. Hefner Classic American Film Program, Netflix, and the International Documentary Association.

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