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American Factory 2019

About American Factory

In post-industrial Ohio, a Chinese billionaire opens a new factory in the husk of an abandoned General Motors plant, hiring two thousand blue-collar Americans. Early days of hope and optimism give way to setbacks as high-tech China clashes with working-class America.

American Factory Cast

American Factory Crew


Steven BognarDirector
Julia ReichertDirector


Chad CannonOriginal music composer


Barack ObamaProducer
Michelle ObamaProducer
Jeff SkollExecutive producer
Diane WeyermannExecutive producer


Lindsay UtzEditor