USA – 2009 – 76 MIN – COLOUR - FEATURE - IN ENGLISH
A FILM BY GLENN SILBER & CLAUDIA VIANELLO
NON-THEATRICAL: AVAILABLE FOR TV, VOD & FILM FESTIVALS ONLY
Two-time Oscar nominee Glenn Silber captures the passion and urgency of the 2008 Presidential campaign in LABOR DAY, a movie which chronicles the pivotal role played by the Service Employees International Union in helping to elect Barak Obama.
It tells this story amidst a tapestry of American politics, journalism and entertainment.
Appearances include: Barak Obama, Hillary Clinton, John Edwards, Joe Biden, Ted Kennedy, John McCain, Sarah Palin and Ted Koppel, as well as entertainment figure Mos Def, Tom Morello (Rage Against the Machine), Steve Earle, Allison Moorer, and hip hop phenoms Atmosphere and The Pharcyde.
LABOR DAY illuminates how the electoral process can succeed for people at every level when they are empowered by the desire to make a real change. Facing the most important election of their live, ordinary people can do extraordinary things — when winning is the only option.