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American Factory (2019)

Thursday, July 23 at 7pm
Smith Opera House

AMERICAN FACTORY IS SHOWN AS PART OF THE SMITH FILM CLUBJOIN HERE

ABOUT AMERICAN FACTORY

In post-industrial Ohio, a Chinese billionaire opens a factory in an abandoned General Motors plant, hiring two thousand Americans. Early days of hope and optimism give way to setbacks as high-tech China clashes with working-class America.

Two men stand in a factory

EXPERIENCE THE VIRTUAL SCREENING

Join our Netflix Party here!

This week’s post-film Zoom discussion will be moderated by HWS President, Dr. Joyce P. Jacobsen. Join the discussion here!

Dr. Joyce P. Jacobsen

Joyce P. Jacobsen became the 29th president of Hobart College and the 18th of William Smith College on July 1, 2019. Previously the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs at Wesleyan University, Jacobsen is a renowned scholar of economics, an award-winning teacher and a skilled administrator.

An expert on labor economics, particularly the economics of gender, Jacobsen is the author of scores of journal articles and book chapters exploring sex segregation, migration and the effects of labor force intermittency on women’s earnings, among other topics, as well as the economics of wine and other collectibles. Her books include The Economics of Gender, Queer Economics: A Reader (co-edited with Adam Zeller) and Labor Markets and Employment Relationships (with Gilbert L. Skillman).

 

THE SMITH FILM CLUB- JOIN HERE

The Smith Film Club is a free, virtual club dedicated to watching and discussing movies available on Netflix.

By joining the Smith Film Club you will receive weekly email reminders including links to both the Netflix Party screening and post-film Zoom discussion.

Club members can choose to watch the movie as a group using Netflix Party, or they can watch the movie on their own time. Post-film discussions will be scheduled and held through virtual Zoom calls.

Find out more about the film club here, or email us at boxoffice@thesmith.org

Rating:NR
Runtime:1h 50m
English