U.S., 2019, 110 min, 2K DCP, Dir. Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert, Not Rated, Netflix

American Factory

Monday, 3/2

“The movie is eye-opening – a window on the new world.” – David Edelstein, New York Magazine

“Complex, stirring, timely and beautifully shaped.” – Manohla Dargis, The New York Times

In post-industrial Ohio, a Chinese billionaire opens up a factory in the husk of an abandoned General Motors plant, hiring two thousand blue-collar Americans. Early days of hope and optimism give way to setbacks as high-tech China clashes with working-class America. Directors Julia Reichert and Steven Bognar are clearly on the side of the workers, yet their film is an old-school observational documentary in the best sense of the term, timeless and distinctly of its time.

American Factory won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.

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