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  • Director – Apostolos Karakasis
  • Producers – Marco Gastine, Eleni Chandrinou
  • DOPy – Apostolos Karakasis, Thanasis Kafetzis, Dimitris Stampolis
  • Sound – Thanasis Kafetzis
  • Editing – Apostolos Karakasis, Chronis Theocharis
  • Sales – Visible Film, Thierry Detaille
  • Duration – 91 min.
  • Year –  2015

Description:

When the Greek factory of Vio.me. closes down, a group of workers act radically: They occupy the factory and run it themselves based on the principles of direct democracy. Their venture inspires activists around the world while the ex-owner is watching the family business turn into a symbol for the radical left. For the workers self-management becomes an adventure full of conflicts. Soon they realise that they first need to change themselves…

Screening on: 24 October

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