What would you do if you lost your job, they
closed the banks so you couldn¹t get at your
savings, and the government seemed unable to
help? In Argentina they stormed supermarkets
for food; the police gunned down 30 people in
just one day. But what happened next was truly
With times so difficult, people could have turned
on each other in fear and desperation; instead
they turned to each other in mutual support.
These are their inspiring stories - of a failed
economy and distrusted politicians, of heartache
and hard times, of a resurgence of grass roots
democracy and an irrepressible spirit of
community - told in colorful, resonant detail.
Writer, Director, Producer: Melissa Young
(Argentina) Digital Video.