Directed by Jim Klein, Miles Mogulescu, and Julia Reichert. Three-time Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker Julia Reichert answers audience questions after a screening of the movie that garnered her first Academy Award nomination. Union Maids is a landmark oral history in which three women involved in the labor movement in 1930s Chicago recount their fight to create industrial unions. (USA, 1976, color, digital file, 50 min.) Screening co-sponsored by the United Labor Agency and the North Shore Federation of Labor.
Special admission $12, CMA members and card-carrying union members $9.
Union Maids is part of “Julia Reichert: 50 Years in Film,” a touring retrospective organized by the Wexner Center for the Arts with the Museum of Modern Art, New York, and curated by Wexner Center Director of Film/Video David Filipi. Special thanks to the Chicken & Egg Pictures for its support of this retrospective.