Bauen Hotel

Year

2010

Realised by

Didier Zyserman en collaboration avec Jérémie Reichenbach

Written by

Didier Zyserman en collaboration avec Jérémie Reichenbach

Length

2010

Resume

The Hotel Bauen was build in Buenos Aires in 1978, under the military dictatorship. In December 2001, while the country sinks in a deep economic crisis, it goes bankrupt; its employees are being made redundant. Left in disarray, about thirty ex-employees invest the place in March 2003; they become the Bauen workers cooperative. They rehabilitate the infrastructures and open for customers in march 2004. Since then, they’ve been working in a profit share self-management system; sharing tasks and salaries, voting at each assembly for every decision concerning them. Right to work against owner’s right…which legitimacy will overtake ?

From this unique and symbolic place, the film offers to dive in the heart of self-management and to testify about today’s Argentina.

Télé Bocal

  • Fondation Un Monde par Tous
  • CNC (Help for writing, development and production)
  • Périphérie

Télé Bocal

Dynamo Production

(Main festivals)

  • Meatings of latino-american cinema 2011 (Bordeaux, France) : Prive of the public
  • Festival International festival of Human Rights Film 2011 (Paris, France) : Official selection
  • Surrealidades festival 2010 (Festival about environnement and human rights, Bogota, Colombie) : Price of the best documentary
  • Views on the cinema of the world 2010 (Rouen, France) : Price of the best documentary

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