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Becoming Warren Buffett
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Becoming Warren Buffett

Known as The Oracle of Omaha, Warren Buffett is one of the wealthiest people on the planet. Aside from his private jet, however, he eschews opulence in favour of a simpler life. Becoming Warren Buffett follows the life and career of the legendary investor from his early entrepreneurial endeavours to making his fortune in the […]
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 […]
Park Avenue: Money, Power and the American Dream
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Park Avenue: Money, Power and the American Dream

In Park Avenue: Money, Power and the American Dream, filmmaker Alex Gibney trains his lens on the issue of economic inequality in the United States. He contrasts two apartment buildings only five miles apart on Park Avenue in New York. Though near to each other geographically, the lives of the tenants are radically different; 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Corporation
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The Corporation

In recent years, corporations have come to dominate the global economy. Their influence even stretches to international policy decisions. But how did they become what they are today? The Corporation follows the evolution of corporations from their inception in American in the late 1700s all the way to their present-day ‘personhood’ granted by the Supreme […]
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 […]
Trillion Dollar Bet
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Trillion Dollar Bet

The story of one of finance’s greatest formulas, the Black-Scholes option pricing model, which won two of its developers the prestigious Nobel Prize. It explores how the hedge fund which they founded, Long Term Capital Management, which promised to generate large returns with low risk through mathematical models spectacularly blew up and had to be […]
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 […]
I.O.U.S.A.
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I.O.U.S.A.

An analysis of the deteriorating health of the US economy, the high levels of national debt, and the great risk of banking collapse while most Americans were still unaware of the impending financial crisis. Directed by Patrick Creadon, I.O.U.S.A. follows former US Comptroller-General David Walker and Concord Coalition director Robert Bixby as they describe the […]
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 […]