Sept. 10th: Judith Helfand and the George Stoney Memorial Lecture

“And the Lights Came On”:
From Workers’ Rights to Working Films to Toxic Comedies

Judith Helfand
delivers the George Stoney Memorial Lecture.
Wednesday, September 10th, 6:00pm
Michelson Theater
Department of Cinema Studies
721 Broadway, 6th Floor
Filmmaker Judith Helfand (A Healthy Baby Girl, Blue Vinyl, Everything’s Cool) talks about her collaboration with George Stoney (The Uprising of ’34) and his influence on her work– ”the gift that keeps giving.”
Co-sponsored by the NYU Center for Media, Culture, and History
Free and open to the public — but seating is limited.
Read more about The Uprising of ’34.
Video (1′): Stoney and Helfand on PBS.
Excerpt from the documentary from

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