Review: Forty Years of Working-Class Films

It is still possible, though, to find engaging and valuable movies about working people where labor/management conflict is not the central focus. Here are my recommendations of some of the best that have come out since Norma Rae and Labor Notes debuted back in 1979.

Giving Each other Pant

Minneapolis is a Canvas

While Barlow is primarily a studio based oil painter she shifted to murals. “I don’t typically do murals, but I felt called to do this work because it’s quicker, it’s reactive. And you can involve community so you can involve non-painters in the work. “