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American Factory (2019)

NC16 08/21/2019 (US) Documentary 1h 50m

Cultures collide. Hope survives.


In post-industrial Ohio, a Chinese billionaire opens a new factory in the husk of an abandoned General Motors plant, hiring two thousand blue-collar Americans. Early days of hope and optimism give way to setbacks as high-tech China clashes with working-class America.

  1. Steven Bognar


  2. Julia Reichert


Top Billed Cast

  1. Junming 'Jimmy' Wang

    Self - Vice President, Fuyao

  2. Sherrod Brown

    Sherrod Brown

    Self - U.S. Senator, Ohio

  3. Dave Burrows

    Self - Vice President, Fuyao Glass America

  4. John Gauthier

    Self - President, Fuyao Glass America

  5. Rob Haerr

    Self - Furnace Supervisor

  6. Cynthia Harper

    Self - Lamination Specialist

  7. Wong He

    Self - Furance Engineer

  8. Jill Lamantia

    Self - Forklift Operator

  9. Jeff Daochuan Liu

    Self - President, Fuyao Glass America

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American Factory
American Factory

Status Released

Original Language English

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