Directed by Mario Monicelli. With Marcello Mastroianni and Renato Salvatori. Set in late 19th-century Turin, this Italian labor classic focuses on an itinerant professor who organizes a workers’ strike at a local textile factory. The movie’s honest, humane, often-funny screenplay was nominated for an Academy Award.
Italy/France/Yugoslavia, 1963, subtitles, Blu-ray, 130 min.
Screening co-sponsored by the United Labor Agency and North Shore Federation of Labor.
Admission $10, CMA members and card-carrying union members $7