synopsis

A cautionary story of labor and greed, Schmatta: Rags to Riches to Rags follows the decline of the once-robust apparel manufacturing industry in the U.S., while chronicling the industry's relationship with unions and government.

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credits

DIRECTED BY | Marc Levin

PRODUCED BY | Daphne Pinkerson, Marc Levin

EDITOR/CO-PRODUCER | Richard Lowe

LINE PRODUCER | Kara Rozansky

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER | Karl Hollandt

ASSISTANT EDITOR | Chris Walker

ORIGINAL MUSIC | John Zorn

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER | Sheila Nevins

SENIOR PRODUCER | Nancy Abraham

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY | Daniel Levin

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OFFICIAL SELECTION TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

“well tailored, compelling television”
“provides a glimpse of a disappearing way of life that speaks to the larger issue of where an entire stratum of U.S. blue-collar jobs has gone.”