The Life And Times of Rosie the Riveter

Mar 2, 2018 , 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Ives 101
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Bay Area Filmmaker Connie Field’s critically acclaimed documentary on the wartime experiences of women workers. Juxtaposing old photographs and newsreel footage with reminiscences of five former Rosies, the film forms a bittersweet statement about American attitudes and hypocritical doctrines. “These were no tap-dancing girls swaying rhythmically at Lockheed, as Hollywood imaged them, but earnest individuals who had their dreams of economic survival, who really did praise the Lord and pass the ammunition.” - Albert Johnson  Selected by the Library of Congress to be preserved in the United States National Film Registry. Director Connie Field will be present to introduce the film and answer questions after the screening.Released: 1980

Run time: 65 min

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