Discussion and Film

Sunday 1st of August
16H at Reichenberger Str. 63a

This Sunday, Tempest, will host a discussion based on excerpts from the
documentary Workingmen's Death.

"Fifteen years after the fall of the Iron Curtain and the "triumph of
capitalism," Michael Glawogger's revealing documentary *Workingmen's
Death*examines the nature of work/industrial relations in the context
of the
globalised world, its scientific and technological progress and a transition
to service economy, the most significant processes affecting the world in
the twenty-first century. We are rarely reminded of the persistently
marginalised pockets of (post)industrial world in which menial workers still
represent a substantial section of the workforce and working conditions are
reminiscent of the era when unskilled labour was crucial for economic

*Bright Lights Film Journal

*Beer, Coffee and milder refreshments available.

~ by tempest on July 30, 2010.

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