|Labor Day – Trailer
LABOR DAY dramatically reveals the largely unknown story of how one union, thousands of activists, and a commitment to change turned Election Day into Labor Day. LABOR DAY relives the passion and excitement of this moment in American history with vibrant, cross-country footage from the Presidential campaign– conventions, concerts, rallies, speeches, door-to-door canvassing, and interviews with union members and prominent politicians about their hopes for a better future. The film features a Who’s Who in American politics, journalism and entertainment, including clips from the 2008 campaign with Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, John Edwards, Joe Biden, Ted Kennedy, John McCain, and Sarah Palin; interviews with prominent journalists, including Jon Alter (Newsweek), Karen Tumulty (Time), and Ted Koppel, as well as with political figures Gov. Bill Richardson, Rep. Dennis Kucinich, and Rep. George Miller. The film also features appearances and interviews with entertainment figures Mos Def, Tom Morello, Steve Earle, Allison Moorer, and hip hop phenoms Atmosphere and The Pharcyde.
Directed by: Glenn Silber