Business & Economics

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 t...
Inside Job
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Inside Job

The global financial crisis 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 implicat...
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...
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...
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 Y...
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 publ...
The Ascent of Money
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The Ascent of Money

Historian Niall Ferguson explores the history and evolution of finance and money through the centuries, explaining its mechanics and how it has shaped our world today. In The Ascent of Money, Ferguson travels the globe from W...
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 Patric...
The One Percent
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The One Percent

The One Percent, directed by Johnson & Johnson heir Jamie Johnson, takes a look at the growing wealth gap between the rich elite and regular Americans. The film’s title refers to the top one percent of wealthy Ameri...
Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room
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Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room

Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room tells the inside story of the spectacular rise and fall of one of the most scandal-ridden corporations in American history. Based on the best-selling book of the same name, this film takes...
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 c...
The New Rulers Of The World
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The New Rulers Of The World

Filmmaker John Pilger investigates the effects of globalisation and demonstrates that the gap between rich and poor is now wider than ever before. The film focuses on the new rulers of the world: large multinational...