Impact of Union Time

Since its April 2016 release, Union Time has been used to educate, motivate, and inspire unionized workers, social justice organizations, and the general public.

The film has been used as part of training railroad workers (Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Division, IBT) in union locals on the East and West Coast.

In addition, the film has been shown at the headquarters of the National Labor Relations Board headquarters in February 2017. The NLRB is using the film for training and discussion in each of its 30 branch offices.

The number of screenings in a variety of venues — including community screenings, college campuses, conferences, labor festivals, churches, and film festivals — is growing.

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Union Time has been inspiring audiences across the United States. Learn how you can schedule a screening for your workplace, school, church or community group. 

Upcoming screenings

  •  Reel Work May Day Labor Film Festival. Santa Cruz, April 25, Monterey, CA,

  • April 28, 2018. Learn more at

  • Democratic Socialists of America, Charlotte, NC chapter, May 9, 2018.

  • Southern Labor Studies Conference, University of Georgia, Athens, May 15-17, 2018.


Past screenings

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  • World Premiere, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, April 28, 2016.
  • DC LaborFest, Washington, DC, May 20, 2016
  • National Labor Relations Board screening, Washington, DC, February 16, 2017.
  • Black History Media Festival (with panel discussion), Bennett College, Greensboro, NC, February 24, 2017.
  • United Association of Labor Educators Conference, Detroit, MI, April 6, 2017.
  • Pro Humanitate Institute, with panel discussion with Smithfield workers and Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, April 20, 2017.
  • Labor and Working Class History Association (LAWCHA) Conference, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, June 23, 2017.
  • First Baptist Church, Fayetteville, NC, July 12, 2017.
  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Greensboro, NC, July 19, 2017.
  • National Black Theatre Festival Film Fest, Winston-Salem, August 1 and 2, 2017.
  • First Congregational United Church of Christ, Washington, DC, September 8, 2017.
  • Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Ithaca, NY, September 27, 2017.
  • Oral History Association Conference, October 4, 2017, Minneapolis, MN.
  • UCLA Labor Center, Los Angeles, CA, November 7, 2017.
  • UC Berkeley Labor Festival, Berkeley, CA, November 9, 2017
  • Winston-Salem State University, November 15, 2017, Winston-Salem, NC
  • Sustainability Film and Discussion Series, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, November 16, 2017, Greensboro, NC.
  • Labor Notes, Chicago, IL, April 7, 2018.