Film Screening: A Strike and an Uprising
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URBAN-15 hosts a film screening of independent filmmaker Anne Lewis’s documentary A Strike and an Uprising (in Texas). The film is an experimental documentary based in the telling of two events: the San Antonio pecan shellers’ strike of 1938 and the Jobs with Justice march led by Nacogdoches cafeteria workers, groundskeepers, and housekeepers in 1987.
In 1938, half of the nation’s pecans were shelled in San Antonio. When the shellers’ wages were cut from about 6 cents to 4 cents perView more
2500 S. Presa, San Antonio, TX 78205