Skip to main content

FREE VOICE OF LABOR: THE JEWISH ANARCHISTS

USA, 1980 (MIFF 1981)

Director: Steven Fischler, Joel Sucher

This film paints a dramatic portrait of immigrant life in the United States in the late 1800s and early 1900s. as seen through the eyes of the sweatshop workers who made up the Jewish anarchist movement Through interviews with actual participants in the Jewish anarchist movement, the film documents their contributions to the fledgling United States labor movement and the developing Yiddish culture

See also...

WE ARE THE GUINEA PIGS

"We are the Guinea Pigs" is a feature-length anti-nuclear documentary on the effects of the Three Mile Island nuclear catastrophe. In interviews with farmers, working-class and middle-class parents ... More »

IMAGE BEFORE MY EYES

Image Before My Eyes is a uniquely intelligent and sensitive portrayal of the vitality and diversity of Jewish life in pre-World War Two Poland. Through the use of rare documentary footage. "home ... More »

DEMON LOVER DIARY

There are too many occasions when we are forced, either in films or on television, to sit through documentaries about the making of a film. Directors, it seems, like to add their own modest ... More »

Board and Care

This sensitive short story focuses on the brief effort to break through to a meaningful relationship on the part of two retarded teenagers. The film's two Down's Syndrome stars give the story a ... More »

SUN RA: A JOYFUL NOISE

A portrait of the legendary jazz keyboardist, bandleader, poet and philosopher. Sun Ra. Ra and his avant-garde big band called the Arkestra are shown rehearsing, discussing their communal lifestyle ... More »

New York Story

A surrealistic tale of a hotel in New York serves as a prologue to a more naturalistic story of a couple in Manhattan . where a wife sends her husband out to find her a young lover! ... More »

Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director