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Work Songs Virtual Screening and Q&A with Mark Street, accompanied by "What Was Your First Union Job?" Member Videos


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The Membership Outreach Committee presents a special Ciné-Club Labor Day event virtual screening of 'Work Songs' by Mark Street, followed by a Q&A. Moderated by Philip Pucci.

Through interviews and observational footage 'Work Songs' explores how various workers find meaning in their jobs. The gig economy, automatization and the decreasing power of unions are explored in planned and spontaneous interviews, leavened by finely observed evocations of work places. "Work Songs" was recently chosen to screen by the American Labor Museum. Filmmaker, Mark Street is Assistant Professor of Film in the Visual Art Department at Fordham University—Lincoln Center.

In honor of this screening, the Outreach Committee and Mark Street are inviting all Guild members to record a short 30-second video answering the following question:

"What was your first union job?"

A select number of these member videos will be shown during the event. Your video may also be displayed on the Editors Guild website, and used in future outreach promotions. All videos will be archived by the Motion Picture Editors Guild.

Watch the intro video below to learn more:

Watch the intro video below to learn more:

View the sample provided by Philip Pucci:

We will provide a link to "Work Songs" a week prior to the Q&A to all members who have registered for the event. 

Thank you for participating in this unique and first of its kind event in support of the Motion Picture Editors Guild and Happy Labor Day!