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Beau Masque

In a region in the east of France, Pierrette, Dominique Labourier, a young mill worker devotes herself totally to her trade union activity even to the detriment of her private life. She has separated from her husband and left her child in the car ...

                                               

The Big Operator (1959 film)

The Big Operator is a 1959 crime/drama film starring Mickey Rooney as a corrupt union boss, with Steve Cochran, Mel Torme and Mamie Van Doren as co-stars. The film is a remake of Joe Smith, American with labor union thugs replacing Axis spies.

                                               

Bitter Rice

Bitter Rice is a 1949 Italian film made by Lux Film, written and directed by Giuseppe De Santis. Produced by Dino De Laurentiis, starring Silvana Mangano, Raf Vallone, Doris Dowling and Vittorio Gassman, Bitter Rice was a commercial success in Eu ...

                                               

Boxcar Bertha

Boxcar Bertha is a low budget 1972 American romantic crime drama film directed by Martin Scorsese. It is a loose adaptation of Sister of the Road, a pseudo-autobiographical account of the fictional character Bertha Thompson, written by Ben L. Rei ...

                                               

Lady Caliph

La califfa is a 1970 Franco-Italian drama film directed by Alberto Bevilacqua about organized labor in Italy. It was entered into the 1971 Cannes Film Festival.

                                               

Cart (film)

Cart is a 2014 South Korean film directed by Boo Ji-young about employees of a retail supermarket who band together when the contract workers are laid off, it is both an ensemble drama and a social critique. It made its world premiere in the City ...

                                               

Cesar Chavez (film)

Cesar Chavez is a 2014 Mexican-American biographical film produced and directed by Diego Luna about the life of American labor leader Cesar Chavez, who cofounded the United Farm Workers. The film stars Michael Peña as Chavez. John Malkovich co-st ...

                                               

Chicago Confidential

Chicago Confidential is a 1957 film directed by Sidney Salkow, starring Brian Keith, Beverly Garland and Dick Foran. It is based on the 1950 book Chicago: Confidential! by Jack Lait and Lee Mortimer. Chicago Confidential was the first film produc ...

                                               

The Devil and Miss Jones

The Devil and Miss Jones is a 1941 comedy film starring Jean Arthur, Robert Cummings, and Charles Coburn. Directed by Sam Wood from a screenplay by Norman Krasna, the film was the product of an independent collaboration between Krasna and produce ...

                                               

Haisiyat

Haisiyat is a 1984 Bollywood drama film, produced by Srikanth Nahata under the Vijayalakshmi Pictures banner and directed by Dasari Narayana Rao. It stars Jeetendra, Jaya Prada in the pivotal roles and music composed by Bappi Lahari. The film is ...

                                               

Immigrant Nation! The Battle for the Dream

Immigrant Nation! The Battle for the Dream is a 2010 feature documentary movie by Esau Melendez about the immigrant rights movement from 2006 to 2009 and Elvira Arellanos resistance to deportation. It opened on 2010-03-06 in Washington, DC, at th ...

                                               

Juke Girl

Juke Girl is a 1942 drama film directed by Curtis Bernhardt and written by A.I. Bezzerides. The film stars Ann Sheridan and Ronald Reagan. The supporting cast includes Richard Whorf, George Tobias, Gene Lockhart, Alan Hale, Sr., Howard Da Silva, ...

                                               

Made in Dagenham

Made in Dagenham is a 2010 British film directed by Nigel Cole. The film stars Sally Hawkins, Bob Hoskins, Miranda Richardson, Geraldine James, Rosamund Pike, Andrea Riseborough, Jaime Winstone, Daniel Mays and Richard Schiff. It dramatises the F ...

                                               

Man of Iron

Man of Iron is a 1981 film directed by Andrzej Wajda. It depicts the Solidarity labour movement and its first success in persuading the Polish government to recognize the workers right to an independent union. The film continues the story of Maci ...

                                               

Namak Haraam

Namak Haraam is a 1973 Indian Hindi-language drama film directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee. The music is by R.D. Burman, the screenplay by Gulzar, and lyrics by Anand Bakshi. The film stars Rajesh Khanna and Amitabh Bachchan. It also stars Rekha, A ...

                                               

The Organizer

The Organizer is a 1963 Italian-French-Yugoslavian-produced drama film written by Mario Monicelli and Age & Scarpelli, and directed by Mario Monicelli. Set in Turin at the end of the 19th century, it stars Marcello Mastroianni as a labor activist ...

                                               

Roots of Blood

Raices de sangre is a Mexican movie written and directed by Jesus Salvador Treviño released in 1978 in Mexico and other countries. According to some sources, it had a wide release on May 30, 1979, but other sources show it was playing in US theat ...

                                               

Sakada (1976 film)

Sakada is a 1976 Philippine social-realist film about the ordeals of sugar cane farmers in Negros, Philippines. It is "a thinly-veiled criticism of the countrys feudal power structure." The film was directed by Behn Cervantes and written by Oscar ...

                                               

Sita Ramulu

Sita Ramulu is a 1980 Telugu language drama film directed by Dasari Narayana Rao starring Krishnam Raju, Jaya Prada and Mohan Babu in the lead roles. The music was composed by Chellapilla Satyam. The song "Toli Sandhya Velalo" is a chartbuster an ...

                                               

The Snows of Kilimanjaro (2011 film)

The Snows of Kilimanjaro is a 2011 French drama film directed by Robert Guediguian. It premiered in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival. It won the audience award and the Silver Spike at the Valladolid International Fil ...

                                               

Strike (2006 film)

Strike is a Polish-language film produced by a mainly German group, released in 2006 and directed by Volker Schlondorff. The film is broadly a docudrama. It covers the formation of Solidarity. The action centers around work and labor organizing i ...

                                               

Thee (2009 film)

Thee is a 2009 Indian Tamil-language action film co-written, co-produced, and directed by G. Kicha. The film stars Sundar C, Namitha and Ramya Raj in the lead roles while G. M. Kumar, Manoj K. Jayan, and Sayaji Shinde play supporting roles. The m ...

                                               

They Dont Wear Black Tie

Eles Não Usam Black-tie is a 1981 Brazilian drama film directed by Leon Hirszman, based on Gianfrancesco Guarnieris play of the same name.

                                               

This Is My Country (film)

This Is My Country is a 1984 Filipino drama film that is directed by Lino Brocka. The film was entered into the 1984 Cannes Film Festival. It was selected as the Philippine entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 58th Academy Awards, but ...

                                               

Butchers Guild Hall, Hildesheim

The Butchers Guild Hall is a half-timbered house in Hildesheim in the federal state of Lower Saxony, Germany. Today the Butchers Guild Hall houses a restaurant and the City Museum. Every year, a traditional Christmas Market is held in front of th ...

                                               

Guild of Indian English Writers Editors and Critics

Guild of Indian English Writers Editors and Critics is a literary forum of Indian writers in English. It was established on 24 September 2010 at Thodupuzha, Kerala, India. It was registered on 13 October 2010 and its Head Office is functioning at ...

                                               

Saint Annes Guild

Saint Annes Guild was a medieval religious guild in Dublin, Ireland. It is noteworthy among such guilds for the considerable documentary evidence extant and for having survived as a Roman Catholic lay association until the eighteenth century.

                                               

Brotherhood of Blackheads

The Brotherhood of Blackheads is an association of local unmarried merchants, ship owners, and foreigners that was active in Livonia from the mid-14th century till 1940 but still remains active in present-day Hamburg. The Brotherhood of Blackhead ...

                                               

Gild Fryske Mounders

The Gild Fryske Mounders is an association of volunteer millers operating windmills in the Dutch province Friesland. Its goal is to preserve and spread miller knowledge and skills to ensure the availability of enough millers who can responsibly o ...

                                               

Gilde van Vrijwillige Molenaars

The Gilde van Vrijwillige Molenaars is a Dutch society of volunteer millers who operate many of the Dutch wind- and watermills. The main goal of the society is to help with the preservation of Dutch windmills by training new millers to run wind- ...

                                               

Leiden Guild of St. Luke

The Leiden Guild of Saint Luke refers to three artist collectives in Leiden; the Leidsche St. Lucas Gilde dating from 1648, the newer Leidse Tekenacademie established in 1694, and the collective known as Ars Aemula Naturae established in 1799.

                                               

Utrecht Guild of Saint Luke

The Utrecht Guild of Saint Luke refers to two artist collectives in Utrecht ; the old Catholic Zadelaarsgilde dating from the Middle Ages, as well as the newer Sint Lucas Gilde established in 1611. The first collective was for a number of trades ...

                                               

Germania (guild)

Germanies were guilds of artisans in the Kingdom of Valencia in Spain. Each germania represented a single trade. The germanies are similar to the hermandades of Castile, which were paramilitary law-enforcement militias. Similar to the hermandades ...

                                               

Bjalbo runestones

The Bjalbo runestones are three Viking Age memorial runestones, one of which has been lost, located at Bjalbo, which is a village in Mjolby Municipality, Ostergotland, Sweden. One of the inscriptions provides evidence of the existence of guilds i ...

                                               

Kyrkogården Runestones

The Kyrkogården Runestones are three Viking Age memorial runestones located at the cemetery of St. Marys Church in Sigtuna, Stockholm County, Sweden, in the historic province of Uppland. One of the runic inscriptions documents the existence of a ...

                                               

Ostergotland Runic Inscription MOLM1960;230

Ostergotland Runic Inscription MOLM1960;230 or Og MOLM1960;230 is the Rundata catalog number for a memorial runestone that is located near a church in Tornevalla, which is 2 kilometers east of Linghem, Ostergotland County, Sweden, which was in th ...

                                               

Gesellschaft zu Fraumunster

In medieval times, in Zurich all female and male Burger were members of the guilds, but beginning in the 19th century women were no more tolerated within the guilds then more as decoration of their men being still members of the guilds of Zurich. ...

                                               

Zunfte of Zurich

There are fourteen historical Zunfte of Zurich, under the system established in 1336 with the "guild revolution" of Rudolf Brun. They are the 13 guilds that predated 1336, plus the Gesellschaft zur Constaffel, originally consisting of the citys n ...

                                               

Guild of All Souls

The Guild of All Souls is an Anglican devotional society dedicated to prayer for faithful departed Christians. As stated on its website, it is a "devotional society praying for the souls of the Faithful Departed, and teaching the Catholic doctrin ...

                                               

Guild of Railway Artists

The Guild of Railway Artists is a British-based art guild whose members are painters of railway subjects. Membership can be applied for by submitting examples of ones work. "Friends" of the Guild are supporters of the guild who are not necessaril ...

                                               

Fools Guild

The Fools Guild is based in California, themed around the medieval and renaissance idea of the Court jester. The central activity of the Guild is producing three parties a year in Los Angeles: Halloween, New Years Eve, and April Fools Day.

                                               

Good Vibrations (sex shop)

Good Vibrations is a sex-positive San Francisco-based corporation selling sex toys and other erotic products. It operates nine retail stores: seven in the San Francisco Bay Area, one in Brookline, Massachusetts and one in Harvard Square; a mail-o ...

                                               

New Riverside Cafe

The New Riverside Cafe was a coffeehouse and vegetarian restaurant located near the University of Minnesota in the West-Bank neighborhood of Minneapolis, Minnesota, from 1970 to 1997. It became a center for political and social movements around r ...

                                               

Caja Laboral

Caja Laboral Popular Cooperativa de Credito or Caja Laboral is a Spanish credit union established in 1959 as part of the Mondragon Corporation and headquartered in Mondragon, in the Basque Country of Spain. The major financial provider behind the ...

                                               

Embega

Embega, S. Coop. was founded in 1971 by a group of workers from the former household appliance company Agni, on the banks of Ega river, in Estella. Since the beginning, Embega was integrated in the Caja Laborals Enterprise Division, the root with ...

                                               

Eroski

Eroski is a Spanish supermarket chain with nearly 1.000 outlets spread across Spain. It is run as a worker-consumer hybrid co-operative within the Mondragon Corporation group. The establishments vary in size from the largest hypermarkets, simply ...

                                               

Laboral Kutxa

Laboral Kutxa is a Basque credit union. It was born in March 2012 as a result of the merging of Caja Laboral Popular Sociedad Cooperativa de Credito and Ipar Kutxa Rural Sociedad Cooperativa de Credito. The merging project was announced in March ...

                                               

Mondragon University

Mondragon University is a non-profit cooperative private university in the Basque Country, officially established and recognised in 1997. It is part of Mondragon Corporation. Its main campus is in Mondragon, Gipuzkoa. As of February 2016 it had a ...

                                               

1986 Egyptian conscripts riot

On February 25, 1986, around 25.000 Egyptian conscripts of the Central Security Forces, Egyptian paramilitary force, staged violent protests in and around Cairo. The riot came as a reaction to the rumour that their three-year compulsory service w ...

                                               

Conscription in Australia

Conscription in Australia, or mandatory military service also known as national service, has a controversial history dating back to the first years of nationhood. Australia currently only has provision for conscription during times of war.