WOMEN CALLING THE SHOTS FOR 35 YEARS
About Events Partners Funds Resources Join Members Blog Donate

Home Page
Calendar of Events
Member Center

PROGRAMS & EVENTS
The Wobblies (1979)

Deborah Shaffer, an independent documentary director - one of the few women working in 16mm.The film was produced mostly with women as collaborators and principal crew members. It was shot by pioneering camerawomen Sandi Sissel and Judy Irola. 

The Wobblies documents the early 20th century radical labor union, The Industrial Workers of the World, and is one of the first films to extend the genre beyond interviews and verité-style photography to include dramatic voice-overs and materials such as cartoons, paintings and posters.

Join the conversation on Twitter: #nywiftlive | @nywift

NYWIFT programs, screenings and events are supported, in part, by grants from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and New York State Council on the Arts