Labor

As a complement to Master Class: Documentary Filmmaking with Anne de Mare,…

Directed by Steven Bognar & Julia Reichert

“9to5” is the latest film from heralded documentarians Julia Reichert and Steven Bognar, whose “American…

Directed by Matthew Rice

This ambitious documentary by St. Louis-based filmmaker Matthew Rice analyzes how an ex-slave became one…

Directed by Rodd Rathjen

“Buoyancy,” the moving coming-of-age story of a Cambodian teenager sold into forced labor, offers…

Directed by Darby Duffin & Adam Jones

“Fish & Men” explores the high cost of cheap fish in the modern U.S. seafood economy, exposing the…

Directed by Pietro Marcello

In this Italian adaptation, Jack London’s 1909 novel becomes a sprawling tale of an idealistic young…

Tales from around the globe about people seeking — but not always finding — better lives in new countries…

Directed by Karla Murthy

Although a portrait of the troubled Rust Belt city of Youngstown, Ohio, “The Place That Makes Us” offers a…

Directed by Greg Jacobs & Jon Siskel

“The Road Up” follows four Chicagoans on the daunting journey from rock bottom to stable employment. Their…

Directed by Abby Ginzberg

Directed by Peabody Award winner Abby Ginzberg — a two-time SLIFF alum with “And Then They Came for Us” in…