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Help Get SHIFT CHANGE on PBS Stations Around the Nation!

September 28, 20133 Comments

Your interest–and the financial support from hundreds of you for this documentary about worker coops in the U.S. and Mondragon–made it possible for us to finish SHIFT CHANGE in a timely way during the International Year of the Cooperative.

Since its premiere at Oakland’s Grand Lake Theater last fall, the film has screened literally hundreds of times in movie theaters, film festivals, universities, labor and community settings.

Given the economic times, and the interest in real solutions, SHIFT CHANGE provides ideas and inspires action toward helping build a new economy. We’re pleased to be able to offer the all Spanish version now as well, available from Bullfrog Films.

We recently suggested to KCTS–the Seattle PBS station–that they air SHIFT CHANGE. We were thrilled when station programmers recommended the film be broadcast nationally and indicated that KCTS would help to make that happen by acting as the offering station. This is great news, as it will assure a higher profile for the film within the PBS system, and KCTS will help promote SHIFT CHANGE nationwide!

Now we need your help to finish raising the funds necessary for preparing the film for broadcast and to conduct an effective outreach campaign, first to 300 PBS programmers at stations across the country, and then to help get the word out to the broad public. To date we have raised $26,000 toward the $40,000 necessary to conduct a successful outreach campaign. Your contribution, large or small, will help us reach our goal.

Please click the button below to donate securely online now. 

If you prefer to mail a check, please make it out to Moving Images, and mail to:

Moving Images | 3821 Beaver Creek Lane | Clinton WA 98236

Moving Images is a federally recognized non-profit organization and your donation is tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

Thank you for helping SHIFT CHANGE do its work of inspiring a more sustainable and equitable future.

Warm regards,

Mark Dworkin & Melissa Young, Producers




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  1. Casey Callahan says:

    How can I get “Shift Change” to play on my local PBS station?

    I live in Lincoln, NE.

    I’ll donate if it’s coming.

    I also want to get it played at our local indie/college/artsy theater – the Mary Ripma Ross Theater.

    I honestly don’t expect a huge response, locally. The whole worker owned movement is such a slowly growing grass roots movement that seems to be born of necessity (aka POVERTY – “necessity is the mother of invention”).

    But I can (probably) make it roll locally (as far as putting “Shift Change” available to the public) from my own limited (just-a-native-born-local) way – I hope.

    Please reply! :)

    • Moving Images says:

      Hi Casey– I’m sorry we missed your comment until now. The film is currently being promoted to PBS stations around the country. Please contact your local station and encourage them to schedule a broadcast! In the meantime, if you’d like to book a house party screening or an event at your local movie house, please visit this page to learn about pricing, promotional support, and other details: Thank you for your support and interest!

  2. Dan Auerbach says:


    Trying to focus some attention on SHIFT CHANGE by KPBS in San Diego. Submitted a request. Fingers crossed!


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