Keyword: economy

Capitalism: A Love Story

Capitalism: A Love Story (2009)

Rated: R Runtime: 126 minutes Release date: 09/22/2009
Corporate dominance has had a disastrous impact on the everyday lives of Americans and, by default, the rest of the world. But this time the culprit is much bigger than General Motors, and the crime scene far wider than Flint, Michigan. From Middle America, to the halls of power in Washington, to the global financial epicenter in Manhattan. What is the price that America pays for its love of...
Atlas Shrugged Part One

Atlas Shrugged Part One (2011)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 04/14/2011
With American society in decay, railroad magnate Dagny Taggart begins to notice the mysterious disappearance of the world's leading artists, businessmen and thinkers. While struggling to keep her business afloat despite an economic crisis marked by collectivism and groupthink, Dagny soon discovers the truth about an organized "strike" against those who use the force of law and moral guilt to...
Joyful Noise

Joyful Noise (2012)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 118 minutes Release date: 01/12/2012
The small town of Pacashau, Georgia, has fallen on hard times, but the people are counting on the Divinity Church Choir to lift their spirits by winning the National Joyful Noise Competition. The choir has always known how to sing in harmony, but the discord between its two leading ladies now threatens to tear them apart. Their newly appointed director, Vi Rose Hill, stubbornly wants to stick...
Perfect Storm

The Perfect Storm (2000)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 129 minutes Release date: 06/29/2000
On Halloween 1991, 200 miles off the Gloucester, Massachusetts shore, a collison of monstrous storms leaves the swordfishing boat, the Andrea Gail, stranded in the high seas, defenseless in what meteorologists have called "the storm of the century." At the helm is the dedicated but grizzled captain Billy Tyne who takes his crew out for one last run for the season in the hopes of making a lucrative...

The Flaw (2011)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 82 minutes Release date: 06/02/2011
Within a few months in 2008, several American financial institutions failed, and shortly after, U.S.A. was in the red. Here, we have a devastating indictment of the unfettered capitalism which has led to crippling, catastrophic income inequality in the land of the free.
Dir: David Sington
With: N/A
Money for Nothing: Inside the Federal Reserve

Money for Nothing: Inside the Federal Reserve (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 107 minutes Release date: 09/05/2013
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...
Dir: Jim Bruce
With: N/A
Atlas Shrugged: Part II -- The Strike

Atlas Shrugged: Part II -- The Strike (2012)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 112 minutes Release date: 10/11/2012
The global economy is on the brink of collapse. Unemployment has risen to 24%. Gas is now $42 per gallon. Brilliant creators, from artists to industrialists, continue to mysteriously disappear at the hands of the unknown. Dagny Taggart, Vice President in Charge of Operations for Taggart Transcontinental, has discovered what may very well be the answer to a mounting energy crisis - found abandoned...
Desi Boyz

Desi Boyz (2011)

Rated: None Runtime: 121 minutes Release date: 11/22/2011
The year is 2009. The world has been struck by the financial meltdown, but Nick Mathur and Jerry Patel don't feel a thing in their comfortable apartment in London. Nick feels smug with his successful investment banking job, the new bonus in his pocket and his beautiful fiancé, Radhika, by his side, while Jerry is so used to scraping the bottom of the barrel and living off his best buddy Nick...
POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold

POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold (2011)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 04/21/2011
From the billboards in Times Square to the barren streets of São Paulo, documentarian Morgan Spurlock shines a light on the world of product placement, marketing and advertising through his new film, fully financed by the very product placement the movie explores on screen. Spurlock unmasks the marketing process, bringing audiences directly into the pitch meetings and marketing presentations...
Grand Seduction

The Grand Seduction (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 115 minutes Release date: 05/29/2014
A small fishing village must procure a local doctor to secure a lucrative business contract. When unlikely candidate and big city doctor Paul Lewis lands in their lap for a trial residence, the townsfolk rally together to charm him into staying. As the doctor's time in the village winds to a close, acting mayor Murray French has no choice but to pull out all the stops and begin "The Grand...

Pavang rak (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2012
Thailand, 1997. In the era of financial crisis. Mutt, who is working as a stockbroker in the United States, must suddenly return home when his father commits suicide. After the funeral, he runs into his old girlfriend, Sai. Meanwhile his younger brother Nic falls in love with Poupee, a schoolmate and neighbor. None of these relationships come easy, however, as each of them harbors a secret. What...
360

360 (2012)

Rated: R Runtime: 111 minutes Release date: 08/02/2012
A film about interconnected romantic lives in the 21st century, the story opens in Vienna and weaves stories set in Paris, London, Bratislava, Rio, Denver and Phoenix into a single narrative. A businessman faced with the temptation to commit adultery sets into motion a series of events that ripple around the globe with dramatic consequences, set against the backdrop of the international banking...
Margin Call

Margin Call (2011)

Rated: R Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 10/20/2011
Set in the high-stakes world of the financial industry involving the key players at an investment firm during one perilous 24-hour period in the early stages of the 2008 financial crisis. When an entry-level analyst unlocks information that could prove to be the downfall of the firm, a roller-coaster ride ensues as decisions both financial and moral catapult the lives of all involved to the brink...

Breaking The Bank (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/08/2014
Assault on Wall Street

Assault on Wall Street (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 99 minutes Release date: 05/09/2013
Jim is an average New Yorker living a peaceful life with a well-paying job and a loving family. Suddenly, his life changes when the economy crashes, causing him to lose everything. Filled with anger and rage, Jim snaps and goes to extreme lengths to seek revenge for what's been taken from him.
Journey From Zanskar

Journey From Zanskar (2011)

Rated: None Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 09/22/2011
Zanskar is the last remaining original Tibetan Buddhist society with a continuous untainted lineage dating back thousands of years. In nearby Tibet and Ladakh, in Sikkim, Bhutan, and Nepal, traditional Tibetan Buddhist culture is either dead already or dying. The horror of Chinese government design in Tibet is being matched by the destruction of global economics elsewhere. Zanskar, ringed by high...
At Berkeley

At Berkeley (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 244 minutes Release date: 11/07/2013
The University of California at Berkeley, the oldest and most prestigious member of a ten campus public education system, is also one of the finest research and teaching facilities in the world. This film shows the major aspects of university life, its intellectual and social mission, its obligation to the state and to larger ideas of higher education, and also illustrates how decisions are made...
Touch of Sin

A Touch of Sin (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 110 minutes Release date: 10/03/2013
This portrait of modern China shows how the economic boom has impacted its citizens through the four subjects who are followed: a miner, a migrant worker, a sauna receptionist and a young factory worker.

Medora (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 82 minutes Release date: 11/07/2013
Years ago, Medora, Indiana was a booming rural community with a thriving middle class. The factories have since closed, crippling Medora's economy and its pride. Here, we follow the Medora Hornets varsity basketball team over the course of the 2010 - 2011 season as the players seek to break their 44-game losing streak. In following Medora's underdog basketball team, we observe a community refusing...
Dir: Andrew Cohn
With: N/A
Chlorine

Chlorine (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 02/27/2014
In the town of Copper Canyon, people are cashing in on an economic housing boom, and the local country club is buzzing about the investment opportunity. Once vivacious couple, Roger and Georgie Lent have settled into a complacent lifestyle of mediocrity where their marriage is falling apart and their children are turning away from them. Nonetheless, desperately discontent Georgie, pushes Roger...
Spirit of '45

The Spirit of '45 (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 03/14/2013
1945 was a pivotal year in British history. After defeating fascism, the people of Britain sought a more equal society in which the elites did not control all the resources and the working classes had access to healthcare, housing and social care. Under a newly elected Labour Government led by Clement Atlee and spearheaded by visionary Health Minister Aneurin "Nye" Bevan, a new Britain was created...
Ivory Tower

Ivory Tower (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 101 minutes Release date: 06/12/2014
As tuition spirals upward and student debt passes a trillion dollars, students and parents begin to wonder if college is even worth it. From the halls of Harvard to public and private colleges in financial crisis to education start-ups in Silicon Valley, an urgent portrait emerges of a great American institution at the breaking point.
Supercapitalist

Supercapitalist (2012)

Rated: None Runtime: 101 minutes Release date: 08/09/2012
A maverick New York hedge fund trader moves to Hong Kong and orchestrates a mega-deal that swiftly escalates beyond his control. Caught between competing forces in America and Asia in a ruthless culture of profits at all costs, he desperately negotiates and maneuvers inside China's closed, complex society. With his life and Hong Kong's future staked on a corrupt billion dollar deal, the trader...
Ilo Ilo

Ilo Ilo (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 99 minutes Release date: 04/03/2014
Like many other Filipino women in the mid-1990s, Teresa has come to Singapore in search of a better life. A couple of working parents hire her to care for their three children and everyone in the family finds themselves struggling to adapt to the presence of this stranger, which further threatens their already strained relationship. Still, Teresa and young son Jiale, a somewhat troublesome boy...