Artists' Television Access

Left Eye Cinema: Blue Collar

Friday, October 26, 2018, 7:30 pm, $7-$10

oin the San Francisco Democratic Socialists of America for a screening of Blue Collar, the 1978 directorial debut from Paul Schrader, with a discussion after.
Richard Pryor, Harvey Keitel, and Yaphet Kotto star as a trio of “hard workin’, fucked over” auto factory workers. Finding themselves in dire financial straits, they wager it all on a plot to break out of their Sisyphean lives—by robbing their own union. Schrader takes this cynical premise for a heist movie and spins it into an examination of alienation, union busting, corruption, and the relation between racism and capitalism.

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