Colloquium

 

The Southland Premier Screening of Shift Change

A documentary on how worker-owned cooperatives are reshaping the economy around the United States and the world.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
5:00 - 7:30 pm
A-201 Collins Center | UCLA Anderson School of Management

Refreshments will be provided.  This event is open to UCLA only.  RSVP Required.


 About the Event:

The Southland premier screening of Shift Change will be followed by a panel discussion with the filmmakers, Melissa Young and Mark Dworkin.  Faculty and guest speaker experts in labor relations and workplace will join the filmmakers to discuss the larger global and social workplace and employment issues that the film raises.  This will be followed by an open dialogue with the audience and networking reception over refreshments.

 

About the filmmakers:

Seattle-based filmmakers Melissa Young and Mark Dworkin have produced many documentary films on social justice and environmental issues in North and South America, winning prestigious awards from CINE, Houston, Columbus, Prix Leonardo, International Wildlife, Women in Film/Seattle, Chicago, NW Film and Video Festivals, among others.  Their productions are known for diverse examples of regular people helping create positive change.  Young and Dworkin's films are in broad circulation in academic and activist settings.  Five have been broadcast on PBS, most recently, Good Food [2010], an intimate look at the growers and businesses that are creating a local, sustainable food system in the Pacific Northwest.  Also in 2012 they released a documentary about rebuilding Deroit from the ground up, We Are Not Ghosts.

 

 

 

This event is cosponsored by the UCLA Anderson School of Management and the UCLA Anderson Center for Global Management.