money Documentaries

The Spider's Web: Britain's Second Empire

2018
2

The Spider's Web: Britain's Second Empire, a documentary exploring how a web of secret jurisdictions captured wealth from around the world VIA the City of London and hid it in a web of offshore Islands.   Today, around half of all offshore wealth, estimated to be at least 50 trill[...]

Traders: Millions By The Minute

2014 Unrated

Traders: Millions By The Minute: A two-part documentary which goes deep inside the world of those who play the markets in some of the biggest financial centres on the planet including London, New York and Chicago. Anybody expecting to be introduced to characters resembling Leonardi Di Caprio’s[...]

Million Dollar Traders

2009 Unrated

Not so much a documentary but a three-episode reality / social experiment, but essential watching for aspiring hedge fund traders nonetheless, Million Dollar Traders aired on the BBC in 2009. The concept was designed by successful hedge fund trader Lex van Dam, he sought to hire twelve aspiring trad[...]

Money for Nothing: Inside the Federal Reserve

2013 Unrated

Money for Nothing: Inside the Federal Reserve: A 2013 documentary about the US Federal Reserve created by American film editor Jim Bruce and narrated by actor Liev Schreiber (X-Men Origins: Wolverine).   This bank was set up 100 years ago and today it is one of the most powerful instituti[...]

Park Avenue: Money, Power and the American Dream

2012 Unrated

Park Avenue: Money, Power and the American Dream: documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney (known for a whole host of documentaries including "Zero Day" (2016) and "Taxi to the Dark Side" (2007)) investigating the massive wealth inequality across the world.   Apparently for s[...]

Overdose: The Next Financial Crisis

2010
1

Overdose: The Next Financial Crisis (original title: Överdos En Film Om Nästa Finanskris) is a 2010 Swedish documentary film about the potentiality of a new financial crisis stemming from 2008.   Martin Borgs, the director argues the point that leaders we are voting in to make s[...]

97% Owned

2012 Unrated

97% Owned, a 2012 economics and finance documentary directed by Michael Oswald exploring the central banking system an money creation process from a perspective of the United Kingdom.   The documentary aims to explain some fundamentals about money. For while it is the driving force behind[...]

I.O.U.S.A

2008 Unrated

I.O.U.S.A. a 2008 political and economics documentary examining the history of US Federal debt level relative to gross domestic product (GDP), a figure that has reached frightening highs in the last decade.   Of course, the US has been in debt for almost all its history. In[...]

Becoming Warren Buffett

2017
1

Warren Buffett is an incredibly wealthy man, in fact, he has been in the top 4 richest people in the world for decades with a net worth of over $60,000,000,000. How did he get there from a humble upbringing in Omaha?   The 2017 "Becoming Warren Buffett" documentary by California[...]

Let's Make Money

2008 Unrated

  In the way which banks operate these days is certainly a lot of difference from when the idea of them was first conjured. The original idea was for the bank to be a trusted place to store gold and other valuable items. Today's money is just numbers on a screen, numbers which your bank[...]

Who Wants to be a Bitcoin Millionaire?

2018 Unrated

Bitcoin started out as a geeky project with a few developers who wanted to make a currency which didn't involve banks. This cryptocurrency idea quickly exploded into a worldwide phenomenon, today people from every conceivable walk of life want to get involved in it. In the "Who Wants t[...]

The Ascent of Money

2009 Unrated

The Ascent of Money documentary is based on the 2008 book "The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World" by Harvard professor Niall Ferguson.   Following in the books footsteps, this film takes us on a journey through the long history of money, banking and credit. The j[...]

Banking on Bitcoin

2016 Unrated

Banking on Bitcoin, a documentary about one of the most disruptive technologies to come about since the internet was first invented. This open source software started out with a few pioneers who wanted to blur the lines of sovereignty by making a new electronic currency which has now caugh[...]

Bitcoin: The End of Money as We Know It

2015
1

Bitcoin: The End of Money as We Know It is an award winning documentary film presented by John Barrett and directed by Torsten Hoffmann & Michael Watchulonis. The film analyses the rise of bitcoin currency, something that many people still know very little about around the world, it’s impl[...]

Capitalism: A love Story

2009
2

Capitalism: A love Story is a 2009 documentary created by the renowned film maker Michael Moore. This film explores the Western Love for Capitalism, more specifically when the economy crashed in 2008 and what has been done moving forward to ensure such events do not happen again in the future. This[...]

Inside Job

2010
5

Inside Job: A documentary about the massive financial crash of 2008 which cost more than $20 trillion and was the biggest global financial crash since the great depression of the 1930’s. At the beginning of 2008 the public, generally speaking, could not have imagined what would have[...]

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