In the wake of Argentinas spectacular economic collapse in 2001, Latin Americas most prosperous middle class finds itself in a ghost town of abandoned factories and mass unemployment. 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. Director/producer Avi Lewis (Counterspin) and writer/producer and renowned author Naomi Klein (No Logo) take viewers inside the lives of ordinary visionaries, as they reclaim their work, their dignity and their democracy. Grassroots page for the film: http://www.hellocoolworld.com/thetake/grassroots/Action/ go here to get the latest news on Zanon and the movement... Includes English subtitles for the parts in Spanish from the DVD. Read THIS if you don\'t know how to use separate files with subtitles.
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