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The Killing Floor

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Directed by Bill Duke
United States, 1985
Comedy, Drama, TV Movie

Synopsis

During World War I, a poor black Southerner travels north to Chicago to find work in the city’s slaughterhouses, there he becomes embroiled in the organized labor movement, advancing as a leader of fellow African-Americans in the union, though many, including his best friend, view him as a sell-out.

Synopsis

During World War I, a poor black Southerner travels north to Chicago to find work in the city’s slaughterhouses, there he becomes embroiled in the organized labor movement, advancing as a leader of fellow African-Americans in the union, though many, including his best friend, view him as a sell-out.

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The Killing FloorDirected byBill Duke

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Awards & Festivals

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Sundance Film Festival
1985 | Winner: Dramatic (Special Jury Prize)

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