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There's a new, film-related discussion group out there...
 
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Date:    Sun, 3 Apr 1994 15:39:32 CDT
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Subject: NEW: LABORFILMS
 
LaborFilms via [log in to unmask]
 
   LaborFilms is an unmoderated, uncensored e-mail discussion group for the
   discussion of labor films and the production of a Network Guide to Labor
   Films.  The Guide will collect information presented to the LaborFilms
   discussion group, and be available as a file for network access.  This
   information will be useful to those organizing a showing of a labor film
   for a local union, labor film club or other setting.
 
   The subject matter will cover films from different countries, and films
   of both current and historical interest.  Topics will include films on
   union organizing drives, union tactics and strategy, strike actions,
   boycott campaigns, and occupational and health concerns to ensure a safe
   workplace along with important episodes in labor history.
 
   Special attention will be paid to struggles by women and people of
   color for equal, respectful and dignified treatment,
 
   Material useful to publicize a film showing will be sought, along with
   historical background material suitable for further study.  Articles and
   reviews from union journals are welcome, as are audience response to
   various films, discussion on how to select a good film for a given audience,
   programs of labor film festivals and future plans for new labor films.
 
   LaborFilms is an e-mail discussion group hosted by The Colorado Cougar BBS.
 
   Access to LaborFilms is available either by subscribing via e-mail
   over the Internet or by calling The Colorado Cougar BBS in Thornton,
   Colorado.  On the BBS, it is in the "Solidarity" section where callers
   may access it through a message base like an echo or newsgroup.
 
   E-mail Access
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     Mail to:  [log in to unmask] to receive this file.
 
     Mail to:  [log in to unmask] with "SUBSCRIBE" in the
               message text to join or "UNSUBSCRIBE" to drop out.
 
     Mail to:  [log in to unmask] to submit a posting to LaborFilms.
 
     Mail to:  [log in to unmask] to get a list of subscribers.
 
     Mail to:  [log in to unmask] to receive the Labor Films Guide.
 
   BBS Access
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     To access the BBS, call one of the numbers listed below (Denver area)
     and leave a message to the sysop requesting access to the union area
     of the board.
 
     The Colorado Cougar BBS    phones: 303-288-6009, 4432, 3359, 5275
     FidoNet  - 1:104/249       all lines 300 baud to 14.4 kilo-baud
     Internet - cougar.com
     Sysop - Len Wilson, IAM Local Lodge 1886
 
   LaborFilms List Postmaster:  Len Wilson  [log in to unmask]
   LaborFilms List Facilitator: Ted Werntz  [log in to unmask]
 
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End of NEW-LIST Digest - 27 Mar 1994 to 3 Apr 1994
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