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‘Brothers on the Line’ DVD Available for Educational Release

The DVDs of the Reuther/UAW legacy film “Brothers on the Line” are now available for exclusive pre-sale to all union locals, state federations and central labor councils for delivery in time for Labor Day events. 

The purchase price is $300 per DVD. This is the standard rate for educational release, which will be the next platform of availability after these initial union sales. The film will not be available for consumer purchase until 2013.

Winner of Best Feature Documentary at the Michigan Film Awards and the Workers Unite Film Festival in New York City, the film is written, produced and directed by Sasha Reuther—Victor Reuther’s grandson.

“Brothers on the Line” follows the Reuthers' bloody battles with auto company thugs, workers' sit-down strikes and the establishment of the UAW as one of the most influential unions and through their fight for equality and civil rights.

According to the film’s website:

Behind the dramatic headlines of bloody picket line conflict, assassination attempts, FBI surveillance, heated Senate hearings and civil rights marches, lies a stirring core of determination, sacrifice, triumph and tragedy. The odyssey of the Reuther brothers and the issues that crossed their family table are a microcosm of the American experience from the Great Depression to Great Society and continue to resonate in the current climate of our nation.

Click here to learn more about the film.

 Conditions of Sale:

  • The DVD may be screened to union membership and surrounding community but the event must be free to attend. (No tickets sold.)
  • No additional copies should be created from the DVD.

Please contact [email protected] for purchasing details.

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