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  • Sat

    Special May Day screening of HAYMARKET: The Bomb, The Anarchists, The Labor Struggle

    7:30pm – 10pmOnline screening

    Online screening of Haymarket, a brand new feature length documentary followed by discussion with the director Adrian Prawica

    The notorious Chicago Haymarket Tragedy (also known as the Haymarket Square Affair), where a bomb thrown into the ranks of Police was followed by an eruption of panic and violence resulting in a trial and execution of presumably innocent workers' rights activists, is examined in this feature documentary film. Expert historians and professors present the history of the bomb, the anarchists, other political movements of the 19th century, and the labor struggle of working people fighting for a shorter work day during the industrial might of America's Gilded Age. Named a "MUST-SEE" documentary for labor history and the understanding of the American working class.

    Register for free here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wooden-shoe-books-presents-haymarket-documentary-film-screening-tickets-149209253895

    More info about the film: https://www.filmadria.com/haymarket

    Adrian Prawica is an award-winning filmmaker, director, producer, and cinematographer specializing in advertisement, documentary, and sports racing genres. His notable works include documentary films on Chicago history, as well as advertisement and documentary works broadcast in the United States and abroad.

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