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“The Washing Society” wins Indie Memphis Audience Award in “Departures” Category

The Washing Society wins the Audience Award in the “Departures” (Experimental, Hybrid, Alternative) Category at Indie Memphis. 2018 Indie Memphis Film Festival Awards http://indiememphis.com/2018-awards/

National Civil Rights Museum

Nov.  7, 2018 – “The Washing Society” screens at Indie Memphis and the National Civil Rights Museum  with: I AM SOMEBODY 44 minutes In 1969, black female hospital workers…

Berkeley Art Museum/ Pacific Film Archive

“The Washing Society” at Berkeley Art Museum / Pacific Film Archive Oct. 24, 2018 Through creative juxtapositions of narrative and documentary elements, filmmaker Lynne Sachs and playwright Lizzie…

Vancouver Film Festival

“Lizzie Olesker and Lynne Sachs’ film is a creative, often lyrical study of laundromat service workers in New York City – women who do a hard job for…

Vancouver’s The Georgia Straight on “The Washing Society”

“When Capitalism Sets the World on Fire: Vancouver International Film Festival takes a sobering look at today’s economic reality with a handful of powerful docs.” Thanks to The…

Bringing the Invisible to Light – Jewish Independent Review

Bringing the invisible to light Friday 07th, September 2018 Written by Cynthia Ramsay in TV & Film Faced with the challenge of making a documentary for which the voices…

Vancouver Film Festival presents The Washing Society

Dreaming Under Capitalism + The Washing Society Impact | Documentaries Here are two great documentaries about work in the age of what some, perhaps hopefully, call late capitalism….

Women’s Work: Sachs, Olesker, Hammer & Deren at Other Cinema, San Francisco

“The Washing Society” travels to San Francisco to be part of Other Cinema’s three-decade  tradition of presenting alternative cinema to Bay Area audiences.  Curated by the inimitable filmmaker…

“The Reproduction of Labor-Power”: Thoughts on “The Washing Society” by Ana Almeyda Cohen

“The Reproduction of Labor-Power”: Thoughts on “The Washing Society” by Ana Almeyda Cohen “As it relates to my comment/question about a possible Marxist interpretation of the interviews with…

Maine International Film Festival, Central Maine

MIFF Movie Review: ‘Washing Society’ by J.P. Devine https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/07/16/j-p-devine-miff-movie-review-washing-society-charlie-chaplin-lived-here/ July 16, 2018 This week the Maine International Film Festival will proudly present a double bill of two 45-minute documentaries:…