The Gig is Up

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    Sheri LindenHollywood Reporter
    The pandemic has brought into sharp relief the ways that essential workers are underappreciated and underpaid, and The Gig Is Up makes brutally clear that we're in a state of emergency on this front.
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    Jessica KiangVariety
    A spry, engaging doc with more breadth than depth in its examination of the effects of the exploding gig economy on gig workers worldwide.
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    Harvey S. KartenBig Apple Reviews
    An incisive doc about people on whom you depend but do not really see.
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    Vladan PetkovicCineuropa
    Canadian director Shannon Walsh delivers an eye-opening investigative documentary on the gig economy.
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    Rob AldamBackseat Mafia
    A timely documentary which highlights the inequalities and abuses in our increasingly tech-savvy job markets.
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    Pat MullenPOV Magazine
    The Gig Is Up couldn't be more timely as the COVID-19 pandemic has many workplaces reconsidering what the "new normal" will be: it raises questions that audiences need to answer not tomorrow, but today.
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    Kent TurnerFilm-Forward.com
    A brisk whirlwind tour of this often invisible work force.
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    Ricardo GallegosLa Estatuilla
    An informative, accessible and empathetic documentary that exposes the consequences and dehumanizing practices that gig labour entails. [Full review in Spanish]
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