AMERICAN FACTORY takes a dive into post-industrial Ohio, where a Chinese billionaire opens a new factory in the husk of an abandoned General Motors plant and hires two thousand blue-collar Americans. Early days of hope and optimism give way to setbacks as high-tech China clashes with working-class America.
ACADEMY AWARD® NOMINEE | DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
Steven Bognar, Julia Reichert, Jeff Reichert, Producers
The Most Honored Oscar®-Nominated Documentary of 2019
"COMPLEX, STIRRING, TIMELY and beautifully shaped, spanning continents as it surveys the past, present and possible future of American labor." NY Times
"★★★★ EXQUISITE. That rare documentary that’s not only compelling in its content but a profound sensory pleasure. In claiming a small patch of working-class Ohio with such nuance and expansiveness, it winds up containing multitudes." Washington Post
"★★★★. Like all the truly great docs of the past 50 years, its ability to contain multitudes within a single captured moment speaks volumes." Rolling Stone
#1 DOCUMENTARY OF THE YEAR. "Keenly observed, humanely presented, with no easy heroes or villains, IT’S A TOWERING ACHIEVEMENT of old-school direct cinema." The Wrap
"A great, expansive, deeply humanist work"
"The Best Documentary of 2019" NY Magazine
Directed By Steven Bognar, Julia Reichert
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