Money for Nothing: Inside the Federal Reserve (2013)

Money for Nothing: Inside the Federal Reserve
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 1hr 47mins.
Genres Documentary
Keywords 21st century, corruption, dysfunctional, economy, government, money, Washington D.C.
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
James Bruce Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Bob Richman Cinematographer n/a 402 6000001
Nora Kroll Rosenbaum Music n/a 120781 8000001
Onnalee Blank Associate Producer n/a 171 3000004
Jared Rosenberg Co-Producer n/a 170 3000003
Jim Bruce Director n/a 2 2000001
Jim Bruce Producer n/a 3 3000001
Ariel Cannon Co-Producer n/a 170 3000002
Liev Schreiber Narrator n/a 120790 1000001
Synopsis
100 years after its creation, the power of the Federal Reserve has never been greater. In this documentary, current and former Fed officials, top economists, financial historians, famed investors and traders provide unprecedented access, taking viewers behind the curtain to debate the future of the world's most powerful financial institution. Digging beneath the surface of the 2008 crisis, the film asks why so many facets of our financial system seemed to self-destruct at the same time. For many economists and senior Fed officials, the answer is clear: the same Fed that put out 2008's raging financial fire actually helped light the match years before. As the global financial system continues to falter, the Federal Reserve finds itself at a crossroads. How can the Federal Reserve steer our nation toward a more sustainable path? How can the American people - who the Fed was created to serve - influence an institution whose inner workings they may not understand?
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