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Fruits of Labor
Hop Film

Fruits of Labor

October 17, 2023

This event occurred as part of the 23/24 Hop Film season. This is an archived view.

A lyrical coming-of-age story about an American teenager traversing the seen and unseen forces that compel people into low-wage farm work. Free

23/24 Hop Film

Fruits of Labor | Official Trailer | POV | PBS


A Mexican American teenager dreams of graduating high school, when increased ICE raids in her community threaten to separate her family and force her to become the breadwinner. She works long days in the strawberry fields and the night shift at a food processing factory. Set in an agricultural town on the central coast of California, Fruits of Labor is a lyrical meditation on adolescence, nature and ancestral forces, and coming into one's power as a working young woman of color in the wealthiest nation in the world.

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D: Emily Cohen, US, 2021, 1h18m

Presented in collaboration with Dartmouth Dining Services and the Environmental Studies Department in celebration of World Food Day

“A flavorful glimpse at lives seldom represented in popular media.”

Dennis Harvey, Variety
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