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1934 & Now, Connections of the Minneapolis Truckers’ Strike of 1934 (Film Screening and Reading)

Friday, July 26, 2024, 6:30 PM until 8:30 PM
East Side Freedom Library
1105 Greenbrier Street
St Paul, MN  55401
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The 90th commemorative events of the Minneapolis Truckers’ Strike of 1934 will be held in the Twin Cities from May-July, 2024. These include exhibitions, film screenings, music, and a picnic gathering.

Film screenings of labor history and contemporary issues in the Pohlad Theater

• Labor’s Turning Point, The most distinguished documentary film about the 1934 strike. 1981, 43 m, Director: John DeGraaf
• Breaking Walls, The film is on artist Mike Alewitz’s mural project with Palestinian construction workers in the Occupied Territories. 2004, 44 m, Director: Jonathan Ben Efrat
• Dissent Minnesota, Minnesota filmmaker Mike Rivard’s project about local, contemporary protests, 2024, 8 m
• A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to Despair, Minnesota filmmaker Gus Ganley shares a film on the Teamster pension fund fight, 2021, 30 m

ART EXHIBITION Participating artists: Mike Alewitz, Rachel Breen, Keith Christensen, Olivia Levins Holden, Juxtaposition Arts youth, Carolyn Olson, Mike Rivard, and Brooks Turner
Organized by Keith Christensen in conjunction with members of the Remember 1934 Collective

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