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The Hand that Feeds

Shy sandwich-maker Mahoma Lopez unites his undocumented immigrant coworkers to fight abusive conditions at a popular New York restaurant chain. The epic power struggle that ensues turns a single city block into a battlefield in America’s new wage wars.

“An Inspiring Story” – The Washington Post

· DOC NYC Audience Award

· Sidewalk Grand Jury Award

· Full Frame Audience Award

· Best of Fest AFI DOCS

Played at

Music Hall, 4.10.15 - 4.16.15
Rated NR This film is subtitled This film is subtitled
Runtime: 85 min
Language: English, Spanish

Director: Rachel Lears, Robin Blotnick
FEATURED REVIEW: Diana Clark, The Village Voice
From the Food Network, we know the pleasure of a tomato in close-up, the way shredded lettuce falls and bounces against the cutting board, the dim glint of steel knives on steel countertops. What we don't know is who, when there's no cameras, holds the knife. Documentary The Hand Tha...