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TODAY! "Secrets of Silicon Valley," Brattle Theatre, 5 p.m.
10 Nov 2001
great movie in Harvard Square
TODAY (11/10)

Secrets of Silicon Valley
(2001) dir Alan Snitow and Deborah Kaufman

at the Brattle Theatre in Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA
at 5 p.m. (Q&A with the directors and local activists, 6 p.m.)
*see the film, then go see Nader at the Orpheum*

"A hit." - The New York Times

A documentary look at the hidden downside of the "new economy" in California's Silicon Valley-a very "old economy"-style exploitation of tens of thousands of low-paid temp manufacturing workers-and also a funny and moving meditation on America's love affair with technology. Told without narration, the film chronicles a tumultuous year in the lives of two young activists (of South Asian and Latino extraction respectively) grappling with the problems of corporate globalization on their own doorstep.

A question and answer session with the directors and local activists will follow the film. Tickets $5 at the door.

This special screening is co-sponsored by the Massachusetts Campaign on Contingent Work and the National Alliance for Fair Employment. Call 617-338-9966 for more information.
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