H2 worker [videorecording] / a film by Stephanie Black.
Contributor(s): Black, Stephanie | New Video Group | Docurama (Firm).Material type: Visual materialPublisher: [United States] : Docurama Films : Distributed by New Video, Description: 1 videodisc (70 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 0767098099; 9780767098090.Subject(s): Sugar workers -- Florida | Sugarcane industry -- Florida | Alien labor, Jamaican -- Florida | Trabajadores azucareros -- Florida | Trabajadores extranjeros, jamaicanoGenre/Form: Documentary films. | Nonfiction films.DDC classification: 338.1/7361
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DVD, NTSC; Dolby Digital stereo.
English dialogue; Spanish subtitles.
Title from container.
Cinematography by Maryse Alberti ; edited by John Mullen ; original music by Mutabaruka.
Originally released in 1990.
Reveals the systematic exploitation of Caribbean laborers by the Florida sugar industry from World War II through the 1990s. Each year more than 10,000 foreign workers were granted temporary guest worker ('H-2') visas to spend six brutal months cutting sugar cane near Lake Okeechobee.
DVD features: update on the guest worker program; filmmaker audio commentary; short film: More than luck; trailer: Life and debt.