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Louisiana Considered: Don Gandolini on TV/film union strike

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Image courtesy of IATSE Local 39
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Stage workers at New Orleans’ Saenger Theatre are among members of IATSE prepared to strike if Hollywood executives don’t agree to improve working conditions for film crews.
  • Karl Lengel hosted this Wednesday’s episode of Louisiana Considered.
  • Don Gandolini, international representative for IATSE, discusses why the film workers’ union is asking for better working conditions.
Karl Lengel has worked in the lively arts as an actor, announcer, manager, director, administrator and teacher. In broadcast, he has accumulated over two decades of on-air experience and is currently WWNO’s anchor for NPR’s “All Things Considered” and a host for “Louisiana Considered”. He holds a BS in Professional Management from Nova Southeastern University and an MFA in Film and Theatre from the University of New Orleans.
Aubry is a reporter, producer and operations assistant in Baton Rouge.