The Take

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The Take

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Matilde Adorno

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Michel Camadessus

Himself

Bill Clinton

Himself (archive footage)

Gustavo Cordera

Himself (singer) (as Bersuit)

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In suburban Buenos Aires, thirty unemployed auto-parts workers walk into their idle factory, roll out sleeping mats and refuse to leave. All they want is to re-start the silent machines. But this simple act - the take - has the power to turn the globalization debate on its head. Armed only with slingshots and an abiding faith in shop-floor democracy, the workers face off against the bosses, bankers and a whole system that sees their beloved factories as nothing more than ... more


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26November 2009

«The Take» is a 2004 documentary. Following Argentina's economic collapse in 2001, 30 unemployed auto-parts factory workers marched into an idle Buenos Aires plant and refused to leave. This simple protest - the take - ultimately pitted the workers against their bosses, the banks and the Goliath of corporate globalization. Journalist and social activist Avi Lewis's documentary chronicles the workers' passionate mission to reopen the plant - and restore their lost dignity. «The Take» directed by Avi Lewis. You can download «The Take» right now!

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