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Closing Night Feature: Building the American Dream

“Build! Build! Build!” is a common refrain all over America. Join us as we examine through film and discussion how attacks on workers rights, undocumented labor, and the shut down of legal paths to immigration play out for both the construction industry and the workers on the front lines of the real estate boom.

Tickets: $12


Curated by Susie Smith

CM credits available

In this program

Person holding hard hat.

Building The American Dream

Directed by Chelsea Hernandez

In Texas, construction workers face the deadliest conditions in the country. Building the American Dream follows three immigrant families who are rising up to seek justice and equality in an industry rife with exploitation.

Dates & Times


The Lab

Sun, Feb 9
7:00 pm