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Factory Workers Are The Heroes In New Film "Working Man"

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Claire Kung (Brainstorm Media)
"Working Man," written and directed by Iowa native Robert Jury is available to stream on May 5th.

What does it mean to find a sense of self in work? The new film "Working Man" explores this question through a group of laid off factory workers as they fight for the reopening of their fictional factory -- the last of its kind in the small Midwestern city where they live.

On this segment of Talk of Iowa, host Charity Nebbe is joined by “Working Man” director and screenplay writer Robert Jury for a look at the film, which is available on streaming platforms May 5th.

Guests include:

  • Robert Jury – screenplay writer, director and co-producer of “Working Man”
Katelyn Harrop is a producer for IPR's River to River and Talk of Iowa
Charity Nebbe is the host of IPR's Talk of Iowa