American Factory

American Factory (2019)

Cultures collide. Hope survives.

  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release Date: 2019-08-21
  • User Rating: 7.1/10 from 399 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 50min
  • Language: 普通话
  • Production Company: Higher Ground Productions
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Directors: Steven Bognar, Julia Reichert.
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In post-industrial Ohio, a Chinese billionaire opens a new factory in the husk of an abandoned General Motors plant, hiring two thousand blue-collar Americans. Early days of hope and optimism give way to setbacks as high-tech China clashes with working-class America.

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Production Jeff Skoll Executive Producer
Directing Steven Bognar Director
Production Steven Bognar Producer
Directing Julia Reichert Director
Production Julia Reichert Producer
Production Diane Weyermann Executive Producer
Production Jeff Reichert Producer
Production Julie Parker Benello Producer
Editing Lindsay Utz Editor
Sound Lawrence Everson Sound Designer
Sound Chad Cannon Original Music Composer