Compliance

Rochester Labor Film Series 2012

Friday, September 28 8 p.m. — Rochester Premiere
COMPLIANCE
(Craig Zobel, US 2012, 90 min.) A disturbing true story that recently took place in a fast food restaurant comes to life in this controversial new film by Craig Zobel (Great World of Sound, 2007). Sandra, convinced that the police have identified one of her employees, passes on orders from a commanding voice on the telephone. The 1961 Milgram experiment on obedience to authority comes to mind as the film forces us to consider social control in the workplace. What does it take for workers to question authority?

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