Originally released on its own website in the year 2012, "Together: the documentary" has migrated, to find its permanent home in the CECOP website.

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. ​​​

The examples filmed include a mineral water factory in Poland founded more than 60 years ago (Muszynianka), a consortium of social cooperatives in Milan providing labour inclusion to disadvantaged people and social services to thousands of citizens (Consorzio SIS), and an industrial cooperative group which is one of Spain’s main business groups (MONDRAGON Corporation). 

 

 

The documentary is available with subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Italian, Polish, Japanese, Greek, Turkish, and Korean.

Furthermore, if you would be interested in purchasing a DVD ​please contact [email protected], available while stocks last. 

The documentary is complemented by a study entitled “The resilience of the cooperative model" which shows, how worker cooperatives, social cooperatives, and other worker-owned enterprises faced the 2008 financial crisis and its consequences in Europe.

 

 

This documentary was made with the financial support of the European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities.