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 […]
Four Horsemen is an award-winning documentary film that investigates how the global economy really functions. It is critical of fractional reserve system of banking, debt-fueled 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 […]
Freakonomics is the film version of the best-selling book of the same name by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner. The documentary examines human nature through the science of economics with provocative and amusing case studies. Year: 2010
2008 documentary analysing 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. Year: 2008
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.
A look into capitalism and the unintended consequences of its success. This documentary explores the evolving business landscape and the rise of conscious capitalism by featuring local entrepreneurs who have found ways of incorporating humanity into business. Year: 2014
Documentary exploring 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 extraordinary […]
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 […]