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H-2 Worker
H-2 Worker
Actors: Michael Manley, Samuel Manston
Director: Stephanie Black
Genres: Special Interests, Documentary
NR     2009     1hr 10min

Winner of the Grand Jury prize at the Sundance Film Festival, H-2 Worker reveals the systematic exploitation of Caribbean laborers by the Florida sugar industry from World War II through the 1990s. Each year more than 10,0...  more »

     
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Actors: Michael Manley, Samuel Manston
Director: Stephanie Black
Genres: Special Interests, Documentary
Sub-Genres: Special Interests, Docurama
Studio: Docurama
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 04/28/2009
Original Release Date: 01/01/1990
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/1990
Release Year: 2009
Run Time: 1hr 10min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 1
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English
Subtitles: Spanish

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Movie Reviews

A fantastic documentary, finally available on DVD
T. Messler | New York, NY | 05/07/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"H2 Worker is a powerful documentary about sugar cane harvesting in Florida, America's flawed and abusive guest worker program and the Jamaican laborers it exploits who come every season hoping to make enough money to provide for their wives, children and families. This is an artfully crafted film, beautifully shot and fluidly edited. Very few films - documentary or narrative - use music so well. Now that H2 Worker is available on DVD you shouldn't pass up the chance to see it."