Argentina : turning around

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  • Creator produced by Melissa Young ; [produced by] Moving Images ; co-directed by Mark Dworkin and Melissa Young
  • Format Videos, Slides, Films
  • Contributors
  • Publication Oley, PA : Bullfrog Films, 2008.
  • Physical Details
    • 1 videodisc (37 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
  • ISBNs 1594586977, 9781594586972
  • OCLC ocn213471692
  • Credits
    • Photography and editing by Mark Dworkin; music by Daniel Gomez ... [et al.]

Summary

  • In the 90s, Argentina embraced economic globalization, but instead of making everyone rich, the economy collapsed. Businesses failed, unemployment soared, the government was paralyzed -- until ordinary people from all walks of life began to push their country in a new direction. Now, several years later, what has become of this outpouring of grass-roots energy? Have there been fundamental changes, or is it once again back to business as usual? From the producers of 'Argentina-Hope in Hard Times', this new film re-visits worker-run factories, and talks with journalists, economists, and unemployed workers, and provides a rare, inside view of the new models of work, politics, and community development that are now underway, as people are reinventing their society to offer a better life for all.

Notes

  • This disc is a recorded DVD and may not play in all DVD players or drives.
  • Special feature: DVD-ROM resource materials (PDF file).
  • DVD-R; Adobe Acrobat required for PDF file.
  • English and Spanish; English version has English subtitles when Spanish is spoken; Spanish version has Spanish subtitles when English is spoken; closed-captioned in English.

Contents

  • 1. Introduction -- 2. Worker-run factories -- 3. Kirchner & human rights -- 4. Needs of different classes -- 5. Ghelco factory -- 6. Community organization of unemployed -- 7. Back to factories -- 8. Conclusions
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