THE 5TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL, MAY 5TH - 26TH, 2016

The Workers Unite Film Festival is a celebration of
global labor solidarity in New York City each May. 


We Are Proud to Announce our Winners for the 5th Annual Workers Unite Film Festival – 2016

THANKS NYC AND ALL OUR LABOR FRIENDS FOR THE BEST FESTIVAL YET!

This fifth season of the Workers Unite Film Festival was the biggest and best yet, with more attendees, more venues, more creative energy and many more submissions (nearly 160 projects on workers, their lives and their efforts to build their unions). With over 40 programs all over NYC and over 80 films and events, #WUFFNYC has grown to be one of the largest worker/labor dedicated cultural events in the country.

Best Documentary Feature

Profiled – Directed by Kathleen Foster

Best Narrative Feature

Psychos (Russia) – Directed by Aleksey Kitaytsev

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The Workers Unite Film Festival is a celebration of Global Labor Solidarity.

The Festival aims to showcase student and professional films from the United States and around the world which publicize and highlight the struggles, successes and daily lives of all workers in their efforts to unite and organize for better living conditions and social justice.

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We Salute Our CWA Brothers and Sisters!

We were proud to support our CWA brothers and sisters who fought against the greed and anti-worker attacks by Verizon.  Their successful struggle to save their union and worker rights proves that in unity there is strength.  We were proud to screen their strike films every day during the WUFF 2016 festival.  Learn more.

Listen below for the Indypendent Podcast on Workers Unite Film Festival 2016!  Interview with Executive Director, Andrew Tilson, during week one at Cinema Village.