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DVD003100

Borinage

Ivens, Joris; Storck, Henri. Belgium. 1934.

Title:
Borinage
Alternate Title:
Misere au Borinage; Ellende in de Borinage; Misery in the Borinage
Found on compilation title:
Joris Ivens Wereldcineast Disc 2, 1934-1940
Director:
Ivens, Joris; Storck, Henri
Production Co:
Education par l'Image
Country:
Belgium
Year:
1934
Description:
DVD - Region free.   viewing copy.
Short.   34 minutes.   b/w.   silent - no soundtrack.   fullscreen
Language:
French and Dutch intertitles with optional Dutch or English subtitles
Genre:
Documentary
Notes:
A social documentary describing the fate of some 15,000 miners in the Borinage, who in 1932 staged a strike in protest against the announcement by Belgian mine-owners of a 5% cut in wages.
Link to:
FII catalog |
Status:
IN