What is the "Nuit Debout"?

Brand, Michèle; Gupta, Arun
http://www.counterpunch.org/2016/05/03/what-is-the-nuit-debout/

Publisher:  CounterPunch
Date Written:  03/05/2016
Year Published:  2016  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX19417

In late February the Michael Moore-style documentary "Merci Patron!" debuted in a few small cinemas in France. The sleeper hit caught a representative of Bernard Arnault, the CEO of the luxury-goods conglomerate LVMH (Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy) forking over 35 thousand euros in hush money to a couple who were threatening to go public with their layoff from a garment factory.