Thursday, 5 January 2012

January screening double bill - 'The Take' and 'New Pioneers'

January screening double bill - 'The Take' and 'New Pioneers'
Public Event for Just Film for a Fairer World • By Hilary Topp

Thursday, January 12, 2012 6:30pm until 9:00pm

The Birmingham and Midland Institute,, Margaret Street, Birmingham B3 3BS

The January screening is a co-operative extravaganza to launch the UN International Year of Co-operation. It is a double bill guaranteed to challenge and inspire

New Pioneers - A five minute animation telling the story of the co-operative movement from the first co-operative in Rochdale to the multi-billion pound global movement it is today

The Take - Written by Naomi Klein (Author of 'No Logo'), this inspiring film follows a group of factory workers who occupy their old workplace and set the machines going.... will their co-op survive or will the state shut down this emerging workers democracy?

Doors 6.30pm for 7pm

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