Friday, October 01, 2004

Civilizing the Economy: The Co-op Alternative

Thought you may be interested in the premier screening of "Civilizing the Economy: The Co-op Alternative" a new documentary examining co-operative enterprise as an alternative to corporate capitalism as a model for economic and social development. Narrated by Patrick Watson, the film explores the unique success of the co-operative economy of Emilia Romagna in northern Italy, and reveals the power of co-operation in addressing key economic and social issues in Canada and the U.S.

The screening will take place on Wednesday, October 20, 7:30, at SFU Harbour Centre, Fletcher Challenge Theatre.

Mark Akbar, Director of “The Corporation” will be a guest speaker, and the screening will be followed by an open discussion with the film’s producers and key activists from the co-operative movement in BC.

Admission is $10 at the door.

If you have any questions, please call Nicole Johnston.

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