We are hosting special events around the world, beginning in October 2021. Scroll down for more info and how to book tickets or attend either virtually or in person.

April 21, 2022


The Cost of the Gig Economy

On 21 April, Ciné-ONU screened The GIG IS UP, in partnership with One World in Brussels at Cinéma Galeries to mark International Workers’ Day on 1 May 2022. 

The screening was followed by a panel discussion with Lieve Verboven, Director of the International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) Brussels office, Tommaso Alberini, Policy Officer at the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, and Tom Peeters, the Deputy Federal Secretary Road Transport and Logistics at BTB-ABVV. The discussion was moderated by Sherri Aldis, Director of the UN’s Regional Information Centre (UNRIC) in Brussels.

More on the screening here.

Feb 19, 2022

KDocs Film Festival

“Seeking Truth. Waging Change.”

Screening & Keynote

Join us Feb 19 for @KDocsff screening of @TheGigIsUpDoc, alongside films Ride Fair and Waging Change, and a keynote with director @shannondwalsh.

Tickets here

Jan 26, 2022

Massachusetts Jobs with Justice

Virtual panel hosted by Jobs with Justice Massachusetts

Discussion Jan 26, 5:30 EST with director Shannon Walsh

Fighting for workers’ rights and an economy that works for everyone. Register here:

November 2021


Shannon Walsh & Ina Fichman are joined with workers and organizers at live Q&A screenings through the month of November!

October 7, 2021

“Hidden Labor Powering AI”

Screening & Discussion hosted by Partnership on AI

Join us for an advanced screening of the @thegigisupdoc

Join Mary L. Gray (@marylgray), Shannon Walsh (@Shannondwalsh), and PAI’s Sonam Jindal (@sonam_jindal) to discuss the human cost of building AI, the nature of gig/ghost work, and more.

Registration is open:

October 7, 2021

George Washington University Law School & Chicago-Kent College of Law, Labor & Employment Law Society

Special Screening & Discussion

Shannon Walsh, director “The Gig is Up”

Professor Jamie Franklin, director of Chicago-Kent’s Civil Litigation Clinic

Moderated by Elizabeth A. Varon, President of the Labor & Employment Law Society at the George Washington University Law School

October 11, 2021

In Theaters!

GALAXY AUSTIN, Austin, Texas

GALAXY GRANDSCAPE 15, Dallas/The Colony, Texas

EMAGINE CHATAM, Chicago, Illinois

GALAXY MISSION GROVE, Riverside, California

LAKEVILLE 21 with MONSTER SCREEN, Lakeville, Minneapolis

EMAGINE NOVI 17, Novi, Michigan

October 12, 2021

Georgetown University Law Center

Special Screening and Q&A. 8pm ET

Shannon Walsh, director “The Gig is Up”

Mary L. Gray, Senior Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research,  Faculty Associate at Harvard University’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society

Moderated by Jeff Gary, Policy Director at Georgetown Law’s Institute for Technology Law & Policy

Zoom Link

October 13, 2021

Doku:nomics # 3

VEGA cinema, Oslo, Norway

Special Screening and Q&A. 18h

Introduction by doctoral fellow and Fafo researcher  Sigurd Martin Nordli Oppegaard
Platform-mediated gig economics – what does it mean? What characterizes these companies’ business strategy, and what significance do they have in Norway? 

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