Gathering Opener Event: Free Screening of 'The Take'

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24 October, 2013

Mix, Mingle & Learn Before the Gathering

Come kick-off the 2013 CD/CED Gathering with a film screening of Avi Lewis and Naomi Klein's award winning documentary The Take. Delivered in partnership with Menno Simons College, please join us to network with like-minded alumni of this institution, as well as enjoying a free evening of thought-provoking entertainment.

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About the Film:

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. Thirty unemployed auto-parts workers walk into their idle factory in Buenos Aires, roll out sleeping mats and refuse to leave. All they want is to re-start the silent machines. But this simple act has the power to turn the globalization debate on its head. Filmmakers Avi Lewis and Naomi Klein take viewers inside the lives of the workers and their families, who must fight for jobs and their dignity by confronting factory owners, politicians and judges. The result is a real-life political thriller that pits ordinary workers against the local ruling elite and the powerful forces of global capitalism.

Event Contact:

Contact Sarah Leeson-Klym at

Menno Simons College is one of a variety of Manitoba organizations that offer training in CED. For a look at our update on what's being offered for people wishing to learn more about CED, click here.


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