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The Bitcoin Gospel
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The Bitcoin Gospel

In the midst of the global financial meltdown in 2008, a mysterious genius under the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto presented the architecture for the perfect currency. Bitcoins cannot be forged, and can be transferred worldwide with the simple click of a button, without incurring transaction costs. Although nobody knows Nakamoto’s true identity, his invention of the […]
Princes of the Yen
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Princes of the Yen

An investigation on the role of central banks and how they can be used to change the economic, political and social structure of a country. In the 1990s, Japan experienced an economic crash during which the stock market dipped by 80% and house prices rose by 84%. This film reveals the true cause of this […]
Mark Cuban: How I Became a Billionaire
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Mark Cuban: How I Became a Billionaire

Mark Cuban, a billionaire businessman, investor, author and philanthropist, is an unorthodox entrepreneur. Causing a stir in every business he has been involved in, he has been chastised and investigated, yet he has managed to always come out on the top. Broadcast.com, an early online venture that Cuban had invested in, was sold to Yahoo […]
Not Business As Usual
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Not Business As Usual

Not Business As Usual examines the philosophical and practical nature of capitalism, daring to reconsider the generations-old notion that profit is the only true metric of success. In an economic landscape where quarterly returns have become more important than the goods and services produced, this film seeks to discover whether it is possible to stay […]
The Wall Street Code
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The Wall Street Code

Story of genius Wall Street algorithm builder and former high frequency trader Haim Bodek, who now warns against the system he was once part of. The Wall Street Code discusses the inner workings of modern day financial markets and contrasts the current approach to trading with that of the past. It describes how the buying […]
Four Horsemen
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Four Horsemen

Four Horsemen is an award-winning film that investigates how the global economy really functions. It is critical of fractional reserve system of banking, debt-fuelled growth and political lobbying by banks. Instead, it proposes an alternative: a return to classical economics and the gold standard. It inspires debate on how we can bring about a new […]
Overdose: The Next Financial Crisis
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Overdose: The Next Financial Crisis

When the global financial crisis hit in 2008, the United States government was forced to step in and bail out financial institutions that suffered massive losses. But what happens when it is the government itself that needs to be bailed out? That is the question posed by Overdose: The Next Financial Crisis, a documentary by […]
Inside Job
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Inside Job

The global financial crises that unfolded in 2007-08 drove millions of people into bankruptcy and the economy into recession. Directed by Charles Ferguson and narrated by Matt Damon, this film dissects the causes and implications of the downturn and analyses the role played by several key financial and political figures. The beauty of Inside Job […]
Freakonomics
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Freakonomics

Freakonomics is the film version of the best-selling book of the same name by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner. It examines human nature through the science of economics with provocative and amusing case studies. Assembling a dream-team of filmmakers behind some of the most entertaining documentaries of recent years, this film probes some of life’s […]
Quants: The Alchemists of Wall Street
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Quants: The Alchemists of Wall Street

In the financial world, quants refer to the mathematical and computing wizards responsible for building complex models in the engine room of the global financial system. They are often involved in high-frequency and automated trading. During the financial crisis, the products designed by these quants brought Wall Street to its knees. This documentary examines how […]
Lehman Brothers: The Bank That Bust The World
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Lehman Brothers: The Bank That Bust The World

A definitive account of the September 2008 collapse of the banking giant Lehman Brothers that precipitated the global financial crisis. A panel of world leaders and CEOs discuss the tense negotiations that took place in New York and London as the investment bank spiralled towards bankruptcy. Amongst those featured in this BBC documentary are the […]
Capitalism: A Love Story
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Capitalism: A Love Story

Capitalism: A Love Story is a documentary film by director Michael Moore that focuses on the late-2000s financial crisis. It examines the social costs of prioritising corporate interests and profits at the expense of the public good. Among the issues discussed are Wall Street’s casino mentality, bankers’ influence in Washington DC, the large volume of […]