Almudena Carracedo’s documentary relates a rousing true story of solidarity, perseverance and triumph, deftly interweaving legal battles, national boycotts, group dynamics and individual empowerment, offering a personalized history lesson in class struggle.
Made in L.A. is an Emmy award-winning feature documentary that follows the remarkable story of three Latina immigrants working in Los Angeles garment sweatshops as they embark on a three-year odyssey to win basic labor protections from a trendy clothing retailer. In intimate verite style, Made in L.A. reveals the impact of the struggle on each woman’s life as they are gradually transformed by the experience.
Compelling, humorous, deeply human, Made in L.A. is a story about immigration, the power of unity, and the courage it takes to find your voice.
Almudena Carracedo will introduce the film and host a discussion afterwards.
Tickets available at the door.