Workers’ Struggle

Rebellion in Patagonia (1974)
Argentina
In Patagonia farm workers try to get better conditions of work
Comrades (1986)
Australia
British farm laborers imprisoned in Australia in 1834 for forming an unauthorized union
Strikebound (1984)
Australia
Worker struggle in the Gippsland coalfields during 1930’s Australia
Massacre Hill (1949)
Australia
Australians battle the government during the 1854 miners' revolt
Daens (1992)
Belgium
Father Adolf Daens works in Belgium of the 1890s & champions the workers' cause
Inferno Below (2003)
Belgium
Made for TV movie about 1956 tragedy in the mine at Marcinelle in Belgium where 300 miners died (136 of the dead miners were Italians)
Sub Terra (2003)
Chile
Coal miners strike for better pay and conditions in 1897 Lota, Chile
Finland
Labor troubles in Finland
La Révolte des enfants (1992)
France
Drama set in France around the abuse of child labor
Germinal (1993)
France
French film about a perilous workers' strike in the French mines
Deserter (1933)
Germany
Labor struggle in Germany and Russia
The Mill (2013)
Great Britain
Abuse of cotton workers in England
Made in Dagenham (2010)
Great Britain
Female workers walk out in protest against sexual discrimination in pay in 1968 at the Ford Dagenham car plant
Brassed Off! (1996)
Great Britain
The threat of a mine-closing looms over players in a Yorkshire brass band, whose impassioned leader wants a national title
Guiana 1838 (2004)
Guyana
Abolition of slavery in the British Caribbean in 1834 prompts a company to recruit Coolies from India to make them slaves
Young Cassidy (1965)
Ireland
Early life of Irish playwright and socialist Sean O'Casey; 1910 Dublin slums; poverty and tram-strike
The Organizer (1963)
Italy
Labor strike in Italy at turn of the 20th century against a 14-hour work day
La terra trema (1948)
Italy
A poor Sicilian tries to lessen the exploitation of the fishermen in his village by the fish merchants and finds all the cards are stacked against him
Oh! The Nomugi Pass (1979)
Japan
Abuse of women workers in silk industry in Japan in early 1900s
Ah! Nomugi toge – Shinryokuhen (1982)
Japan
Follow up to Ah! Nomugi toge
The Bad Sleep Well (1960)
Japan
Kurosawa's film about a man seeking revenge against the Japanese company that murdered his father
Frida Still Life (1983)
Mexico
The life and paintings of Frida Kahlo (married to the great muralist Diego Rivera)
Frida (2002)
Mexico
Two left-wing Mexican artists interact with the Rockefellers
Mexico
Life of photographer Tina Modotti and her contacts with intellectual circles (including Diego Rivera)
En busca de un muro (1974)
Mexico
Mexican muralist Jose Clemente Orozco and help from American journalist Alma Reed
Mexico
The fight for unionization of the fabric factories around the US/Mexican border