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Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 | 6:30pm-9pm
Sleep Dealer Film & Discussion on Tech, Borders, & Labor Dystopia
Presented by The Philly Tech Workers Coalition

Sleep Dealer Film and Discussion on Tech, Borders & Labor Dystopia
Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 | 6:30pm-9pm | Free-To-Attend


The Philly Tech Workers Coalition presents Sleep Dealer, a Film and Discussion on Tech, Borders and Labor Dystopia. Hosted by Medios Caminantes, Dave Onion, and Pauline Darkstar. Doors open at 6:30pm, the film will start at 7pm.

As tech firms are becoming enablers of state surveillance, detention, deportation, and incarceration, workers in the tech industry are starting to question how their labor is been exploited, while their basic rights and workplace conditions deteriorate under a fast-growing extractive economy.
Come to learn more about the ways in how The Tech Workers Coalition is organizing tech workers to improve labor conditions while creating visibility on how tech companies enable systems of oppression. We organize with existing movements towards social justice, workers’ rights, and economic inclusion. We are a coalition of workers in and around the tech industry, labor organizers, community organizers, and allies.

We choose to screen the film Sleep Dealer as a portrait of the reality that we live in. Set in a future militarized world marked by closed borders, virtual labor and a global digital network that joins minds and experiences, where three strangers risk their lives to connect with each other and break the barriers of technology.

Please note that Vox Populi is located on the third floor of a historic warehouse building at 319 N. 11th Street and that there are five steps leading from the street-level to the first-floor landing where the passenger elevator picks-up/drops-off. The entry into/out of the elevator is 29-inches wide, so may not accommodate all wheelchairs or motorized chairs. Any individual requiring a ramp to navigate this entryway is encouraged to get in touch with Vox Populi ahead of time to coordinate ramp-access and discuss accessibility details. Our ramps may not be suitable for all wheelchairs or motorized chairs, so we strongly encourage anyone requiring a ramp to be in touch at: or 215.238.1236.

Sleep Dealer Film & Discussion on Tech, Borders, & Labor Dystopia
September 25, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
September 25, 2019 @ 9:00 pm