9 to 5: The Story of a Movement – Film & Panel Discussion

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4:00 PM, Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Location: Online Event - Pacific Standard Time (click for map)

When Dolly Parton sang “9 to 5,” she was doing more than just shining a light on the fate of American working women. Parton was singing the true story of a movement that started with 9to5, a group of Boston secretaries in the early 1970s. Their goals were simple—better pay, more advancement opportunities and an end to sexual harassment—but their unconventional approach attracted the press and shamed their bosses into change.

Featuring interviews with 9to5’s founders, as well as actor and activist Jane Fonda, “9to5: The Story of a Movement” is the previously untold story of the fight that inspired a hit and changed the American workplace.

Join a national audience for a special Indie Lens Pop-Up interactive live chat and online screening of 9to5: The Story of a Movement, featuring remarks by:

  • Elizabeth H. Shuler, Secretary-Treasurer, AFL-CIO
  • Julia Reichert, Director & Producer, 9to5: The Story of a Movement

Followed by a post-screening panel with special guests:

  • Valarie Long, International Executive Vice President, SEIU
  • Karen Nussbaum, Founding Director, 9to5; District 925, SEIU; and Working America
  • Worker leader from Fight for $15

Register here: https://bit.ly/9TO5-OVEE-RSVP

“9to5: The Story of a Movement” will premiere on PBS  on Feb 1, 2021.

Sponsors: ITVS - Indie Lens

Facebook Page: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yBLxzTHGkKw

Release Year: 2019

Running Time: 83 minutes

Director: Julia Reichert and Steven Bognar

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