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The Forgotten Space

Details the catastrophic effects globalization has wrought on the ship, truck and train industries. We visit displaced farmers and villagers in Holland and Belgium, underpaid truck drivers in Los Angeles, seafarers aboard mega-ships shuttling between Asia and Europe, and factory workers in China, whose low wages are the fragile key to the whole puzzle. At a moment when collective bargaining rights are under attack in the United States, and China continues to bow to foreign pressures to prevent such rights from being granted at all, this film asks: Is capitalism the Trojan horse that turns on its inventors?

Red Hollywood

Directed and written by Thom Andersen and Noel Burch. Narrated by Billy Woodberry. “The victims of the Hollywood blacklist have been canonized as martyrs, but their film work in Hollywood is still largely denigrated or ignored. Red Hollywood considers this work to demonstrate how the Communists of Hollywood were sometimes able to express their ideas in the films they wrote and directed.” — Noel Burch & Thom Andersen | | | | | “Makes a significant (and entertaining) contribution to the saga of the blacklist.” — J. Hoberman, Village Voice | | | | | “A highly illuminating, groundbreaking, and entertaining video documentary by Thom Andersen and Noel Burch about the film work of Hollywood communists… using commentaries, interviews, and a good many film clips…. [O]ffers new ways of looking at these films and also at Hollywood movies in general.” — Jonathan Rosenbaum, Chicago Reader