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Eye of the Storm - ILWU 2002
Updated On: Sep 06, 2007


ILWU Movie Premiere


A documentary film of the 2002 ILWU Contract Struggle & PMA Lockout

movie trailer -


Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Mission Theater

1624 N.W. Glisan ~ Portland, OR 97209

Doors open 7:30pm

Movie Starts 7:50 pm

(no one under 21 years of age allowed without parent)

ILWU documentary film by Amy Williams depicting the 2002 contract struggle between the union and the shippers who ultimately locked out thousands of longshore workers from ports on the west coast. The film offers interviews and news clips showing all sides and actions in the 2002 struggle, which lasted nine months, and gives a history of the ILWU from its birth during the bloody 1934 west coast maritime strike through today, as a grass-roots-led progressive democratic force within American labor.


Parking will be difficult.  You may park at Local 8's hiring hall 2435 NW Front Ave., and take the shuttle bus to the Mission Theater.  The shuttle will leave at 6:30 pm and at 7:00 pm.  The film is 60 minutes long.  The shuttle bus will bring everyone back to Local 8'sw hall after the showing.




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