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Full version of the documentary Together already available!

5 October 2012 [ English ] français ]

The full version of the documentary TOGETHER is already available. You can watch it on the website: www.together-thedocumentary.coop. This is a low definition file, if you want to purchase the DVD. The film shows the resilience of cooperatives to the crisis through testimonies of staff of four European cooperative stories located in France, Poland, Italy and Spain. It is also available in French. Italian and Spanish versions of the documentary that will be available by the end of October.

]From February to April 2012, CECOP and m30m, a film production cooperative, filmed four different cooperative stories: a mineral water factory in Poland founded more than 60 years ago (Muszynianka), a French company in crisis acquired by its workers and transformed into a worker cooperative (Fonderie de l’Aisne), a consortium of social cooperatives in Milan providing labour inclusion to disadvantaged people and social services to thousands of citizens , and an industrial cooperative group which is one of Spain’s main business groups (MONDRAGON Corporation). Through testimonies of the staff of those enterprises who also own and control them, the documentary shows how they face the crisis in order to preserve jobs, local skills and economic activities.