Friday, November 20, 2015
TIME: 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
PRICE: $15 Light Supper; $10 Film Only, Cash Bar
EVENT TYPE: Film Night
Filmmaker: Anne Lewis
Anne Lewis documents the low-wage, no-benefit jobs of the ‘working poor’ in America’s new ‘service economy’ in this short documentary Fast Food Women. Although made in 1992, Fast Food Women is currently nominated to be included in the National Film Registry. This film provides an inside look at the lives of women who fry chicken, make pizzas, and flip burgers at four fast food restaurants in eastern Kentucky.
Anne Lewis is a film director and editor since the 1970s, known for Anne Braden: Southern Patriot (2012), Morristown: in the air and sun (2007), To Save the Land and People (1999). “I come out of a movement to make media that creates opportunity for social change. My intent is to tell the truth about working class Americans, and contribute to the vitality of independent filmmaking.” She is winner of the duPont-Columbia University Award.