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Directed byFrederick Wiseman
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Welfare is a 1975 film directed by Frederick Wiseman.[1][2][3] It examines the welfare system in the United States, both from the viewpoints of the officials and the claimants.[2] Welfare is considered Wiseman's masterpiece.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b Wigley, Sam (19 August 2021). "10 great films that don't have a Wikipedia page". British Film Institute.
  2. ^ a b c Malcolm, Derek (23 November 2000). "Frederick Wiseman: Welfare". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077.
  3. ^ Renaud. "Welfare, de Frederick Wiseman (1975)". Je m'attarde (in French).