Oscar-winning filmmakers Julia Reichert & Steven Bognar look back at the history of the Working Women’s Movement in 9to5: The Story of a Movement. Make no mistake that the American Factory filmmakers are contenders once more. The movement inspired hit film 9 to 5, which celebrates its 40th anniversary in December. Appropriately, Dolly Parton’s song is played during the closing credits. It’s often said that you can’t know where you’re going until you know where…"9to5: The Story of a Movement"
American Factory follows what happened when a Chinese billionaire hires 2,000 blue-collar Americans in a previously closed GM factory. Filmmakers Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert spent three years on this film. Their efforts to capture Fuyao Glass America’s new plant are worth it in the end. After all, nobody could have predicted the plant re-opening when General Motors closed the doors in 2008. While 2,400 would lost their jobs in 2008, some 2,000 would get…"American Factory Puts Americans Back To Work"