Fairfield University to screen "SWEAT A Story of Solidarity" about Nike's Indonesian factory conditions


"SWEAT A Story of Solidarity," will be screened at Fairfield University on Tuesday, March 23, at 7 p.m. in the Dolan School of Business dining room. The event is free and open to the public.

The movie tells the story of two unlikely Americans, Jim Keady and Leslie Kretzu, who travel half-way around the world to learn first-hand about Nike's Indonesian factory conditions and end up taking on the world's most profitable sports apparel company.

The screening is sponsored by the Office of the Academic Vice President, the Dolan School of Business, and the Office of Mission and Identity at Fairfield University. For more information about the screening, call 254-4000, ext. 2668. For more information on the movie, visit www.nikewages.org/index.html. Media inquiries can be made to Dana Ambrosini, assistant director of Media Relations at Fairfield University, at (203) 254-4000, ext. 2726.

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Media Contact: Nancy Habetz, (203) 254-4000, ext. 2647, nhabetz@fairfield.edu

Posted on March 9, 2004

Vol. 36, No. 220