Theme: Workers' Rights


In mid-nineteenth-century northern France, a coal-mining town’s workers are exploited by the mine’s owner. The workers then decide to go on strike, as the authorities repress them.


A labor union leader comes to a mining community that is brutally and violently dominated and harassed by the mining company.

Norma Rae

A young single mother and textile worker agrees to help unionize her mill in spite of the dangers and risks involved.