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Author: Avi LewisNaomi KleinDavid WallBarna-Alper Productions.Klein Lewis Productions.All authors
Publisher: [New York] : First Run Features ; [Brooklyn, NY] : First Run Icarus Films, [2006]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the wake of Argentina's spectacular economic collapse, Latin America's most prosperous middle class finds itself in a ghost town of abandoned factories and mass unemployment. Explores how Argentina's 2001 economic collapse, where a prosperous middle-class economy was destroyed during 10 years of IMF policies, impacted the lives of ordinary workers. Follows 30 unemployed auto-parts workers, who stage a protest  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Documentary films
Social problem films
Nonfiction films
Foreign films
Motion pictures
Spanish language films
Documentary
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Avi Lewis; Naomi Klein; David Wall; Barna-Alper Productions.; Klein Lewis Productions.; National Film Board of Canada.; Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.; First-Run Features (Firm); First Run/Icarus Films.
OCLC Number: 63136389
Language Note: English or Spanish dialogue, English and Spanish subtitles.
Notes: Originally produced in 2004.
"Produced by Barna-Alper Productions Inc. and Klein Lewis Productions in co-production with The National Film Board of Canada and in association with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation"--End credits.
Special features include short film "Gustavo Benedetto: Presente" and documentary "Fire the director: the making of The take."
Credits: Director of photography, Mark Ellam ; editor, Ricardo Acosta ; music composer, David Wall.
Performer(s): Narrators, Naomi Klein, Avi Lewis.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 87 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital surround.
Responsibility: Barna-Alper Productions in co-production with the National Film Board of Canada present a film by Avi Lewis and Naomi Klein ; directed by Avi Lewis ; written by Naomi Klein ; produced by Avi Lewis & Naomi Klein.

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In the wake of Argentina's spectacular economic collapse, Latin America's most prosperous middle class finds itself in a ghost town of abandoned factories and mass unemployment. Explores how Argentina's 2001 economic collapse, where a prosperous middle-class economy was destroyed during 10 years of IMF policies, impacted the lives of ordinary workers. Follows 30 unemployed auto-parts workers, who stage a protest against their bosses and economic globalization by occupying their closed factory and refusing to leave.

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