Higgins Labor Film Club: Norma Rae (1979)

Sunday, November 1, 2020 - 4:00pm

Miss going to the movies? So do we, but we’ve come up with the next best thing. The Higgins Labor Program has selected four great films showcasing the work and activism of four female protagonists fighting for social justice from different eras of American history.

How does it work?

Step 1: Watch the film on your own time. Notre Dame faculty, staff, and students can access the film through the Hesburgh Library. 

Step 2: RSVP for the Higgins Labor Film Club Zoom discussion. You’ll then receive a calendar invite with the Zoom info.

RSVP

Step 3: Join us on a Sunday afternoon for casual conversation about the movie with Notre Dame faculty expert Christina Wolbrecht, Professor of Political Science and Director of the Rooney Center for the Study of American Democracy and the Notre Dame Washington Program

About the film Norma Rae

Norma Rae is a 1979 film directed by Martin Ritt and starry Sally Fields as Norma Rae, a single mother and textile worker at a mill with low pay and poor work conditions. After hearing a speech from a labor activist, Norma is moved to gather her fellow workers to form a union. 

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