Alabama Film Week: Norma Rae (1979)

The story of a woman with the courage to risk everything for what she believes is right.


Martin Ritt

In-Person

Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema

Apr 21

Norma Rae is a southern textile worker employed in a factory with intolerable working conditions. This concern about the situation gives her the gumption to be the key associate to a visiting labor union organizer. Together, they undertake the difficult, and possibly dangerous, struggle to unionize her factory. Filming Locations: Opelika, AL & Waverly, AL

Credits

Director(s):

Martin Ritt

Producer(s):

Tamara Asseyev

Cast:

Sally Field, Beau Bridges, Ron Leibman, Pat Hingle, Barbara Baxley, Gail Strickland

Sound:

Norman Gimbel

Composer(s):

David Shire