Off-Site Film: Salt of the Earth

Saturday, July 26, 2014 | 7 pm
1954, 94 minutes, rated PG-13
Written by Michael Wilson; Directed by Herbert J. Biberman; with Rosaura Revueltas, Juan Chacón, and Will Geer

Based on the true story of the 1951 strike against the Empire Zinc Mine, Salt of the Earth shows how a group of Mexican American women overcame tradition and intimidation to win wage parity for their husbands. A stunning profile of dignity and early feminism, as well as life in a factory town, Salt of the Earth holds the distinction of being the only film blacklisted in Hollywood.

In conjunction with the Inglewood Art + Film Lab presented by LACMA, watch a diverse selection of films—international classics, shorts, independents, and animated films—that are sure to capture your imagination. All screenings (except June 27) take place in the Waddingham Lecture Hall of the Inglewood Library.

Inglewood Public Library, Inglewood | 7 pm
Free and open to the public
Note: Screening takes place in the Waddingham Lecture Hall of the Inglewood Public Library, 101 W. Manchester Blvd., Inglewood, CA 90301.

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