[Videolib] *New Release* THE TAKE

Dylan McGinty (dylan@frif.com)
Mon, 31 Jan 2005 12:12:57 -0500

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Dear Videonews Subscribers,

First Run/Icarus Films is proud to announce the release of THE TAKE, a film=
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by No Logo author Naomi Klein and Avi Lewis. This critically acclaimed=20
winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the 2004 AFI Los Angeles International=20
Film Festival is still in theaters, but is now available to Videonews=20
subscribers on video.

THE TAKE
A Film by AVI LEWIS & NAOMI KLEIN

ARGENTINA: =93NOT JUST ANOTHER POOR COUNTRY, BUT A RICH COUNTRY MADE POOR!=
=94=20
The extraordinary drama of Argentina=92s decline during the last decades of=
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the 20th century is a cautionary tale of violence, corruption and betrayal.=
=20
Suave, smiling and tanned, President Carlos Menem shamelessly presided over=
=20
a great nation=92s economic collapse. No Logo author Naomi Klein and Avi=20
Lewis follow the exhilarating rise of a workers=92 movement to repossess=20
abandoned Argentine factories, recreating the jobs they once held within=20
the framework of a democratically run cooperative. THE TAKE embodies a=20
vision of working people forging genuine alternatives to a brutal economic=
=20
model =AD a story whose implications are universal.

"Stirring!" - The New York Times

"Extraordinary!" - The New Yorker

"A cross between Michael Moore's caustic style and Ken Loach's eloquence."=
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- The International Herald Tribune

"Astonishing! Built around a solution and a success story." - Seattle Weekly

"[Its] greatest achievement is in personalizing the globalization debate."=
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- New York Post

"Moving! Fierce! Inspiring! Committed and compassionate." - Washington Post

"Excellent! A classic victory for the little guy... If it were shown in=20
U.S. cities hit by factory closures, it might give unemployed Americans=20
ideas." - New York Daily News

"Look out, Donald Trump. You're so totally fired!" - The National Post

** Best Justice and Human Rights Film, 2004 Vermont International Film=
Festival
** 2004 Venice International Film Festival (Italy)
** 2004 Hot Docs International Documentary Festival

<http://frif.com/new2004/ake.html>CLICK HERE for more on THE TAKE -=20
Including Theatrical Dates and Cities

87 minutes / color / 2004 / closed captioned / Order # VNF05-07
Sale/video: $440
Rental/video: $150

- Please refer to Order # on all purchase orders and written requests.
- Free preview for purchase consideration is available.
- Purchase price includes Public Performance Rights.

<http://thetake.org/>CLICK HERE for the Official=20
Website<http://thetake.org/> for THE TAKE

First Run / Icarus Films, Inc.
32 Court Street, 21st Floor
Brooklyn NY 11201

(718) 488 8900 / Toll Free (800) 876 1710
mailroom@frif.com
www.frif.com

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Dear Videonews Subscribers,

First Run/Icarus Films is proud to announce the release of THE TAKE, a film by No Logo author Naomi Klein and Avi Lewis.  This critically acclaimed winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the 2004 AFI Los Angeles International Film Festival is still in theaters, but is now available to Videonews subscribers on video.

THE TAKE
A Film by AVI LEWIS  &  NAOMI KLEIN

ARGENTINA: =93NOT JUST ANOTHER POOR COUNTRY, BUT A RICH COUNTRY MADE POOR!=94 The extraordinary drama of Argentina=92s decline during the last decades of the 20th century is a cautionary tale of violence, corruption and betrayal. Suave, smiling and tanned, President Carlos Menem shamelessly presided over a great nation=92s economic collapse. No Logo author Naomi Klein and Avi Lewis follow the exhilarating rise of a workers=92 movement to repossess abandoned Argentine factories, recreating the jobs they once held within the framework of a democratically run cooperative. THE TAKE embodies a vision of working people forging genuine alternatives to a brutal economic model =AD a story whose implications are universal.

"Stirring!" - The New York Times

"Extraordinary!" - The New Yorker

"A cross between Michael Moore's caustic style and Ken Loach's eloquence." - The International Herald Tribune

"Astonishing! Built around a solution and a success story." - Seattle Weekly

"[Its] greatest achievement is in personalizing the globalization debate." - New York Post

"Moving! Fierce! Inspiring! Committed and compassionate." - Washington Post

"Excellent! A classic victory for the little guy... If it were shown in U.S. cities hit by factory closures, it might give unemployed Americans ideas." - New York Daily News

"Look out, Donald Trump. You're so totally fired!" - The National Post

** Best Justice and Human Rights Film, 2004 Vermont International Film Festival
** 2004 Venice International Film Festival (Italy)
** 2004 Hot Docs International Documentary Festival

CLICK HERE for more on THE TAKE - Including Theatrical Dates and Cities

87 minutes / color / 2004 / closed captioned / Order # VNF05-07
Sale/video: $440
Rental/video: $150

-       Please refer to Order # on all purchase orders and written requests.
-       Free preview for purchase consideration is available.
-       Purchase price includes Public Performance Rights.

CLICK HERE for the Official Website for THE TAKE

First  Run  /  Icarus  Films, Inc.
32 Court Street, 21st Floor
Brooklyn NY 11201

(718) 488 8900 / Toll Free (800) 876 1710
mailroom@frif.com
www.frif.com

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