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HBO Releasing New Documentary Triangle: Remembering the Fire

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HBO Releasing New Documentary Triangle: Remembering the Fire

To coincide with the 100th anniversary, and to chronicle the history, of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire in New York City, HBO will be premiering its new documentary ‘Triangle: Remembering the Fire’ on March 21, 2011. Emmy Award-winning filmmakers Marc Levin and Daphne Pinkerson worked on the movie to tell the stories of the victim, survivors, employees and managers of what was considered the worst New York workplace disaster of the 20th century. Descendants of the victims tell the stories of their ancestors in the documentary

The fire helped bring about widespread reforms in the workplace, and helped start the modern labor movement. However, HBO is hoping to get the message out to its viewers that with the one-year anniversary of the West Virginia mining accident and the BP Oil Spill, the loss of the 146 factory workers in the fire is still not being taken seriously. ‘Triangle: Remembering the Fire’ hopes to show that major and smaller businesses alike are still putting their workers’ lives at risk everyday, as the government isn’t enforcing safety rules.

Written by: Karen Benardello

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As a life-long fan of entertainment, particularly films, television and music, and an endless passion for writing, Karen Benardello decided to combine the two for a career. She graduated from New York's LIU Post with a B.F.A in Journalism, Print and Electronic. While still attending college, Karen began writing for Shockya during the summer of 2007, when she began writing horror movie reviews. Since she began writing for Shockya, Karen has been promoted to the position of Senior Movies & Television Editor. Some of her duties in the position include interviewing filmmakers and musicians, producing posts on celebrity news and contributing reviews on albums and concerts. Some of her highlights include attending such festivals and conventions as the Tribeca Film Festival, the New York Film Festival, SXSW, Toronto After Dark, the Boston Film Festival and New York Comic-Con.

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