Friday, January 26, 2018

Wednesday Night Movie: The Take, January 31, 7:00 PM

The Take (La Toma), Avi Lewis (2004, 87 minutes), Wednesday, January 31, 7:00 PM, Church of the Messiah (614 N. Bush Street, Santa Ana, CA 92701), Upper Room.

Produced by Avi Lewis and his wife, author Naomi Klein (The Shock Doctrine), the film documents the takeover of an abandoned Argentinian auto factory by its workers, who begin a long battle for the right to operate it as a workers' cooperative. Their actions give rise to a broader cooperative movement in the country.

"...a compelling and suspenseful cautionary tale documenting the consequences of globalization... universal in its implications" (Los Angeles Times).

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