Builders Crack: The Movie, Thursday 30th July

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Builders Crack: The Movie, Thursday 30th July

This might be of interest to some people:

Builders Crack: The Movie - online film premiere plus Q&A

Thursday, 30 July 2020 from 19:00-20:30

Builders Crack: The Movie is a long lost film of rank & file union organizing amongst "self-employed" construction workers in the 1990s. The London Joint Sites Committee and their notorious fanzine, 'Builders Crack' waged a 13 year guerrilla war against gangster bosses in the building industry. The grassroots activists in this film led some of the most high profile unofficial industrial action, not just during the 1990s, but over the past 3 decades.

In 2020, union films are everywhere. In the 1990s, no-one was doing this stuff. Builders Crack: The Movie was groundbreaking and is part of your collective union heritage. The film screening and the Q&A session afterwards is intended to encourage a labour movement debate about union organising strategies needed to fightback against the attacks on jobs and wages that are bound to occur over the next 12 months.

Watch this space for more info about how to watch and participate in the discussion.

I don't really "do" facebook these days, but someone who does might want to contact the organisers and see if they'd be interested in hosting a collection of Builder's Cracks here?