Red Shirley

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Red Shirley


Red Shirley

Release Date: April 20, 2010

Year    :   2010
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Genres    :   Documentary
Production Companies    :   Snag Films
Director    :   Lou Reed, Ralph Gibson
Producers    :   Lou Reed, Lara Day, Tom Sarig, Cat Celebrezze, Jill Allison Opell
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RunTime    :   28 mins.

Lou Reed interviews his cousin, Shirley Novick (Shulamit Rabinowitz), on the eve of her 100th birthday. Shirley recalls growing up in a small village in Poland during World War I; fleeing to the United States by way of Canada during World War II and losing her parents to the Nazis; toiling for 47 years in New York City's garment district, where she became a labor activist; reuniting with her sisters, who had emigrated to Palestine; and taking part in the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in 1963.

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