PRODUCED BY

Kartemquin Films

 

SERIES PRODUCER

Maggie Bowman

 

SERIES EDITORS / CO-DIRECTORS

Liz Kaar
David E. Simpson

 

DIRECTORS

Katy Chevigny, Jose & Elizabeth story
Maria Finitzo, DJ & Takita story
Ruth Leitman, Emilia story
Brad Lichtenstein, Percy & Beverly story
Joanna Rudnick, Hilton & Diana story

 

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS

Steve James
Justine Nagan
Gordon Quinn

 

CO-PRODUCERS

Mary Morrissette
Elizabeth Stanton

 

ASSOCIATE EDITOR/ POST-PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR

Hillary Bachelder

 

ORIGINAL MUSIC

Norman Arnold

 

OPENING SONG

Aloe Blacc

 

TITLES & GRAPHICS

Mode Project

 

NARRATOR

Elizabeth Laidlaw

 

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Vicente Franco
Dana Kupper
Mike Seely
Adam Singer
Ines Sommer
Keith Walker
Brett Wiley

 

ADDITIONAL CAMERA

Gregory Bishop
Andy Black
Yoni Brook
Ryan Buckley
Margaret Byrne
Rachel Dickson
Derek Grace
Damon Hennessey
Ian Kibbe  
Brandon Kramer
Brad Lichtenstein
Jose Merino
Charlene Music
Darryl Parham
Stan Staniski
Michael Wilson

 

LOCATION SOUND

Brian Buckley
Andre Dahlman
Sharon Frye
Anton Herbert
John Mathie
Lauretta Molitor
Rich Pooler
Patrick Tillmann

 

ADDITIONAL SOUND

Greg Breazeale
Alan Chow
Ray Day
Jacob Fatke
Paul Flinton
Derek Hanson
Zak Piper
Mark Power
Ted Roth
Paul Rusnak
Phil Turner
Matt Vogel

 

FIELD ASSOCIATE PRODUCERS

Erika Brekke
Rachel Dickson
John Fecile
Morgan Johnson
Lance Kramer

 

FIELD TRANSLATORS

Sheree Escoto
Sandy Juarez
Erika Retana-Ortiz
Javi Ventura

 

PRODUCTION ASSISTANTS

Ryan Buckley
Ja’anai Delaney
Tamara Fouché
Carley Mostar
Nick Price
Jennifer Quintana
Erika Retana-Ortiz
Rachel Rozycki
Mary Scherer
John Tait

 

TECHNICAL SUPERVISOR / COLORIST

Jim Morrissette

 

ONLINE EDITOR

Karen Weinberg

 

NARRATION RECORDING

Victor Sanders

 

ASSISTANT EDITORS

Holly L. De Ruyter
Karen Weinberg

 

SOUND MIX

Mark Bandy

 

POST-PRODUCTION CONSULTANT

Charlie Langrall

 

POST PRODUCTION ASSISTANTS

Alan Callaghan
David DeJong
Jeff Perlman

 

ONLINE POST ASSISTANT

Alanna Schmelter

 

OPENING SEQUENCE DESIGN

Kathleen Chee

 

OPENING SEQUENCE PHOTOGRAPHY

Morrigan McCarthy

 

ARCHIVAL RESEARCH

Emily Hart

 

ADDITIONAL RESEARCH

Heather Courtney
Anelisa Garfunkel

 

TRANSCRIPTION 

Josephine Ferorelli
Final Draft Business Support Services
Hans Glick
Biliana Grozdanova
Marina Grozdanova
Eugene Kobayashi

 

POSTER & WEBSITE DESIGN

Dan Sharkey

 

ADDITIONAL DESIGN

Britta Hernalsteen
Jihad Lahham
Rose Rutzen

 

ADDITIONAL GRAPHICS COMPOSITING

Jenna Caravello
Peter DiCamillo

 

POST-PRODUCTION TRANSLATION 

Biliana Grozdanova
Argelia Morales

 

EXPERT ADVISORS

Marc Doussard, University of Illinois
Andrew Greenlee, University of Illinois
Anne Ladky, Women Employed
Rachel Schneider, Center for Financial Services Innovation

 

LEGAL

Holland & Knight LLP

 

FAIR USE CONSULTANT

Peter Jaszi

 

KARTEMQUIN FINANCE & OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

Suzanne Niemoth

 

KARTEMQUIN BOOKKEEPING

Marriah Kern
Alex Stein
Will Thwaites

 

KARTEMQUIN FILMS STAFF

Eleanor Bryan
Tamara Fouché
Ryan Gleeson
Nora Gully
Alison Hanold
Tim Horsburgh 
Eugene Kobayashi
Matt Lauterbach
Nancy McDonald
Leslie Simmer
Beckie Stocchetti

 

KARTEMQUIN INTERNS 

Bucher Almzain
Arpita Aneja
Brent Bandemer
Clancy Calkins
Alexandra Cox
Rubin Daniels, Jr.
Brooklyn Demme
Evan Dolan
Hans Glick
Kazuko Golden
Martine Granby
Kevin Hammontree
Marriah Kern
Eugene Kobayashi
Rondell Merrill
Stacy Moon
Jessica Naudziunas
Eileen O'Donnell
Nehemiah Stark
Emily Strong
Stephanie Sunata
Daria Taylor
Will Thwaites
Justin Williams

 

ARCHIVAL STILLS AND FOOTAGE COURTESY OF

Calvin Akins
Takita Akins
Al Jazeera
The Associated Press
Nancy Borowick
The Building Tradesman Newspaper
Tim Carlson
Chicago Women in Trades
Corbis
Beverly and Percy Evans
Fuse/Getty Images
Ricardo Gonzalez 
Great River Health Systems 
Internet Archive TV News Research Library
Iowa Wesleyan College
iStock.com
Chantel Jackson
DJ Jackson
Hilton Kennedy III
Library of Congress
Jose and Elizabeth Merino 
Andre Price 
St. Mary's University of Minnesota 
Emilia Stancati 
Stearns History Museum
Thinkstock 
United States Department of Defense
Victor Villavicencio
Wisconsin Black Historical Society/Museum  
Work Projects Administration

 

ADDITIONAL STILLS AND FOOTAGE

ABC News, Nightline 
ABC7, KGO-TV, San Francisco, CA
Bloomberg
CBS, KPIX 5, San Francisco, CA
FOX, KICU-TV 36, San Jose, CA
Google
MSNBC
NBC News
Paramount Pictures
PBS, KQED 9, San Francisco, CA
PBS NewsHour
Walgreens

 

THANKS

Sandy Baum, Urban Institute
Amy Brown, Ford Foundation
Alejandra Cancino, Chicago Tribune
Seth Freed Wessler
Shannon Heffernan, WBEZ
Susan J. Lambert, University of Chicago
Dan Lindsey, Legal Assistance Foundation
Claire McKenna, National Employment Law Project
Ash-har Quraishi, Al Jazeera America
Dory Rand, Woodstock Institute

 

SPECIAL THANKS

Bialy’s Café, Too 
Winnie Bowman
Camp Manitoqua
Ella Leitman Dixon 
Juan Hernandez
Hobee’s Restaurant
Key 103 Radio
Montgomery College
Oak Park River Forest High School
Planet Depos
Rosangela’s Pizzeria
Matthew Rowe
Sweet Tomatoes
T.C. Williams High School
Workers Organizing Committee of Chicago
The VMC Foundation

 

VERY SPECIAL THANKS

Jon Blair

 

“Something to Believe In”

Written by Aloe Blacc, Demitrius Berry, Rashid Hadee
Performed by Aloe Blacc
Courtesy of Warner/Chappell Music, Inc. and Aloe Blacc

 

“Busking”

Written and Performed by Aloe Blacc
Courtesy of Aloe Blacc

 

“Ticking Bomb”

Written by Aloe Blacc, Antonina Armato, Tim James, Adam Schmalholz
Performed by Aloe Blacc
Courtesy of Warner/Chappell Music, Inc, Downtown Music Publishing, 
Universal Music Publishing Group, and Universal Music Enterprises

 

“Twelve Days of Christmas”

Composed by: Public Domain Traditional (Public Domain) 
Arranged by John Scott Swanson (BMI)
Published by Alliance AudioSparx (BMI)
Provided by StockMusicSite.com 

 

“Jazzy Bell Jingle” (Main)

Composed by Alec Makinson (PRS)
Published by AudioSparx (ASCAP)
Provided by StockMusicSite.com

 

Score produced by Norman Arnold
Recorded at Hummingbird Hill Studios, Los Angeles, CA

Jade Hendrix, Vocals "Lift You Up"
Glen Berger, Saxophones
Trevor Davies, Guitars, Bass
Norman Arnold, Keyboards, Drums

 

For Al Jazeera America

Series Producer: Cynthia Kane

Documentary Unit: Diana El-Osta, Ashley Kenny, David Lawrence Johnson

Executive Producer: Carrie Lozano

SVP, Programs and Documentary: Shannon High-Bassalik

President, Al Jazeera America: Kate O'Brian