Economics - 4

Four Horsemen

Four Horsemen

2012, Economics

As an elite class rules with unparalleled power and unchecked corruption, and a general population sits narcotized by a widespread sense of apathy, America seems doomed to fall as many other empires have done throughout history. So say the filmmakers...

8.99
The World's Richest City

The World's Richest City

2013, Economics

Singapore is a playground for the mega rich; the place to park their wealth. As people get more affluent, they want to look at more luxury items, better homes, better cars, and better yachts. Billionaires, tycoons and big foreign firms are drawn there...

7.17
Money and Life

Money and Life

2013, Economics

Money and Life is a passionate and inspirational essay-style documentary that asks a provocative question: can we see the economic crisis not as a disaster, but as a tremendous opportunity? This cinematic odyssey connects the dots on our current...

7.74
The Tax Free Tour

The Tax Free Tour

2013, Economics

Where do multinationals pay taxes and how much? Gaining insight from international tax experts, Backlight director Marije Meerman (the maker of Quants: The Alchemists of Wall Street and Money and Speed: Inside the Black Box), takes a look at tax...

8.97
All Wars are Bankers' Wars

All Wars are Bankers' Wars

2013, Economics

The United States fought the American Revolution primarily over King George III's Currency act, which forced the colonists to conduct their business only using printed bank notes borrowed from the Bank of England at interest. After the revolution, the...

7.32
Stealing Africa

Stealing Africa

2012, Economics

Zambia's copper resources have not made the country rich. Virtually all Zambia's copper mines are owned by corporations. In the last ten years, they've extracted copper worth $29 billion but Zambia is still ranked one of the twenty poorest countries...

8.60

The dot.com Bubble

The dot.com Bubble

Bubbles are when a products value continues to rise beyond its true value. But what happens when the bubble inevitably bursts? What are the types of economic bubbles? Intrinsic bubbles, informational bubbles, classic bubbles and fads are all the...

7.31

Europe on the Brink

Europe on the Brink

In this documentary, Wall Street Journal editors and reporters examine the origins of Europe's debt crisis and why it spread with such ferocity to engulf much of the continent and threaten the entire world. Had Europe faced up to...

6.93

Design the New Business

Design the New Business

Design and business can no longer be thought of as distinct activities with individual goals. Design the New Business is a film dedicated to investigating how designers and business people are working together in new ways to solve the...

6.57