Business & Economics

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 dippe...
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...
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...
Bitcoin: The End of Money as We Know It
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Bitcoin: The End of Money as We Know It

Bitcoin: The End of Money as We Know It examines the history of money through the ages, from bartering in ancient societies to the technological innovations that led to the advent of cryptocurrencies in the modern era. It als...
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...
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...
The World According to Monsanto
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The World According to Monsanto

The World According to Monsanto is the fruit of French director Marie-Monique Robin’s extensive investigation into Monsanto, one of the world’s most powerful corporations. It is also one of the world’s most controversial corp...
Money as Debt
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Money as Debt

Modern banking is incredibly complex and is particularly adept at one thing—producing ever-greater debt. The animated feature Money as Debt by Canadian filmmaker Paul Grignon sets out to demystify modern banking and its monet...