[QODLink]
Special series

Inside the US Federal Reserve

An inside look at the US Federal Reserve the most powerful - and least understood - financial institution on earth.

Last updated: 11 Jun 2014 09:46
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback

 

 

Editor's note: this film is no longer available on Al Jazeera

Nearly 100 years after its creation, the power of the US Federal Reserve has never been greater. Markets and governments around the world hold their breath in anticipation of the Fed Chairman's every word. Yet the average person knows very little about the most powerful - and least understood - financial institution on earth.

Money For Nothing is the first film to take viewers inside the Fed and reveal the impact of Fed policies - past, present, and future - on our lives. Join current and former Fed officials as they debate the critics, and each other, about the decisions that helped lead the global financial system to the brink of collapse in 2008. And why we might be headed there again.

Filmmaker's Biography

Money For Nothing: Inside The Federal Reserve is Jim Bruce's directorial debut.

Jim was Editor/Writer/Co-Producer of Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars (winner of Best Documentary at the 2005 AFI Fest and finalist for the 2006 International Documentary Association's Feature Film of the Year).

Jim worked as an editor on the acclaimed documentaries The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters and Dambe: The Mali Project (nominated for Best Feature Documentary at the 2009 Irish Academy Awards), and as an assistant editor on X-Men: The Last Stand, The Incredible Hulk, Insomnia and Kinsey. He holds a degree in film from Middlebury College, where he taught as a Visiting Professor in 2007.

Jim has been a student of financial markets for over a decade, and began writing a financial newsletter in 2006 warning friends and family of the oncoming crisis. His short trades on financial stocks in 2007 and 2008 helped fund a significant portion of Money for Nothing's budget.

 

Inside the US Federal Reserve  can be seen at the following times GMT: Friday 6 June at 2000; Saturday 7 June at 1200; Sunday 8 June at 0100; Monday 9 June at 0600.

 

463

Source:
Al Jazeera
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback
Topics in this article
People
Country
Organisation
Featured on Al Jazeera
Muslim volunteers face questioning and threat of arrest, while aid has been disrupted or blocked, charities say.
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
ISIL combatants seeking an 'exit strategy' from Mideast conflict need positive reinforcement back home, analysts say.
European nation hit by a wave of Islamophobia as many young fighters join ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
Featured
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Since she was 16-years-old, Scottish Nationalist Party's Sturgeon has strove for independence from the UK.
Armed group's ransom success with German hostages marks a re-emergence, as authorities investigate ISIL links.
Western nations are moving into the resource-rich country after decades of disinterest, challenging China's interests.
join our mailing list