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Rust Belt, Ohio. In the husk of a huge, abandoned General Motors plant, a Chinese billionaire opens a new factory, hiring 2,000 blue-collar Americans and hundreds of native Chinese. Early days of hope and optimism are truly tested by the scale of the project and by the cultural differences between high-tech China and America’s postindustrial Midwest. The filmmakers take us deep inside this story—and the plant itself—examining the future of both American labor and Chinese economic dominance. (115 mins., DCP)
American Factory, courtesy of Netflix
This screening is courtesy of Netflix.
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