History of Domestic Workers

This documentary film explores the history of domestic worker organizing in the United States, from everyday acts to larger-scale forms of rebellion and organizing. It traces the domestic workers' movement across different regions and includes Indigenous, African American, and Mexican American women, as well as immigrants from the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America, Europe, and the Philippines, from the 1600s to today.

This film was produced as part of the core educational curriculum for the National Domestic Workers Alliance

Narrated by Alicia Garza
Domestic worker interviews: Juana Flores, Silvia González, Allison Julien, Dina Nuñez Patricia Sauls
Scholar interviews: Linda Burnham, Kathleen Coll, Sarah Haley, Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo, Tera Hunter, Michelle Joffroy, Talitha LeFlouria, Mia Michael, Premilla Nadasen

Directors: Othello Banaci, Jennifer Guglielmo, Michelle Joffroy
Executive Producers: Jennifer Guglielmo, Michelle Joffroy, Lisa Moore
Producers: Othello Banaci and Angelo J. Guglielmo, Jr.
Supervising Producers: Jennifer Guglielmo and Michelle Joffroy
Script: Maia Harris with Jennifer Guglielmo and Michelle Joffroy
Editing: Abi Weaver
Animation: Zoë Soriano

Archival Producer: Amanda Bonavita
Associate Producers: Diana Sierra Becerra, Anna Duncan, Evan McGonagill
Boom Operator: Ben Sands
Cinematography: Othello Banaci, Trivel Miller and Samson Binutu
Artwork: Cece Carpio
Music Arrangment: Othello Banaci
Audio Mastering: David Wilson
Colorist: Abi Weaver
Creative Consultant: Angelo J. Guglielmo Jr.


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