Documentaries

Here is the best list of economic “truth” documentaries available on the internet. Most of the information on these documentaries are not mainstream and were not supposed to talk about. Please help us promote this page and spread its message, link this page on forums and social media. Click on the film name for more details and to watch documentary!

Money and Banking

97 ownedTitle: 97% Owned - Why Money Really Rules The world
Director:  Michael Oswald
Year: 2012

97% owned presents serious research and verifiable evidence on the troubling issues facing our economic and financial system. This documentary provides a UK-perspective, however,  its inner workings of Central Banks and the Money creation process are virtually the same concept all around the world. Read more and watch documentary here…

ascent of moneyTitle: The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of The World
By: Niall Ferguson
Year: 2009

Based on the book, The Ascent of Money:This documentary provides a financial History of the World by a Harvard professor, Niall Ferguson’s. It examines the long history of money, credit, and banking. From ancient European banking practices to modern day banking. This film provides a good historical context of banking. No mention of the federal reserve or any in depth analysis of how money is created. Read more and watch documentary here…

four hoursemenTitle: Four Horsemen
Director: Renegade Economist
Year: 2012

FOUR HORSEMEN is free from mainstream media propaganda — the film doesn’t bash bankers, criticise politicians or get involved in conspiracy theories. It ignites the debate about how to usher a new economic paradigm into the world which would dramatically improve the quality of life for billions. Summary from http://www.renegadeeconomist.com. Guest speakers in documentary: David Morgan, John Perkins, Noam Chomsky, Max Keiser, James Turk etc. Read more and watch documentary here…

Title: Fiat Empire – Why The Federal Reserve Violates the Constitution
Director: James Jaeger
Year: 2006

Find out why some feel the Federal Reserve’s practices are a violation of the U.S. Constitution and others feel it’s simply “a bunch of organized crooks.” Discover why experts agree the Fed is a banking cartel that benefits mainly bankers and their corporate clients as well as a Congress that would rather increase the National Debt. Read more and watch documentary here…


Title: Fraud – Why the Great Recession
Director: Amagifilms
Year: 2012

Free markets are not to be blamed for the Great Recession. On the contrary, its origins rest upon the deep government and central bank intervention in the economy. Banks break the link between savings and investment, through the use of modern fractional reserve banking. At the end, this artifical new money created by banks creates distortions in the markets. Read more and watch documentary here…

iousaTitle: I.O.U.S.A - One Nation. Under Stress. In Debt.
Director: Patrick Creadon
Year: 2008

As the average American can attest, personal debt is bad enough, but as Thomas Jefferson once cautioned, public debt is corruptive of the government and demoralizing of the nation. Patrick Creadon’s I.O.U.S.A. documents the efforts of two concerned citizens, former US Comptroller General Dave Walker and Concord Coalition Director Robert Bixby. Read more and watch documentary here…

Money as Debt 1Title: Money as Debt 1
Director: Paul Grignon
Year: 2002

A short animated documentary film about today’s money and how it is a new form of slavery. Distinguishable from the old simply by the fact that it is impersonal, there is no human relation between master and slave. Debt- government, corporate and household has reached astronomical proportions. Read more and watch documentary here…

Money as Debt 2Title: Money as Debt 2 - Promises Unleashed
Director: Paul Grignon 
Year: 2008

In reaction to the 2008 credit crisis this film explains the reasons behind bank bailouts, stimulus packages, debt piled upon debt. Although, Where will it all end? How did we get into a situation where there has never been more material wealth & productivity and yet everyone is in debt to bankers. The US is now more in debt than pre 2008 credit crisis. Read more and watch documentary here…


Money as debt 3Title: Money as Debt 3 - Evolution Beyond Money
Director: Paul Grignon  
Year: 2011

This is the third and final movie in the Money as Debt trilogy presents a comprehensive picture of how “money” could work in the future. It is a blueprint full of surprising specifics for creating a whole new system applied with technologies that exist right now. Read more and watch documentary here…

Money, banking and The Federal ReserveTitle: Money, Banking and The Federal Reserve System
Directot: LVMI
Year: 2008

Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson understood The Monster. But to most Americans today, Federal Reserve is just a name on the dollar bill. They have no idea of what the central bank does to the economy, or to their own economic lives; of how and why it was founded and operates; or of the sound money and banking that could end the statism, inflation, and business cycles that the Fed generates. Read more and watch documentary here…

Title: The Gig Is Up – Money, the Federal Reserve and You
Produced by: Gary Fielder
Year: 2008

Mr. Fielder, a criminal and constitutional lawyer from Denver, Colorado, presents a power point and video presentation on the creation of money with an historical analysis of our current banking system. Read more and watch documentary here…

Title: The Money Fix – A Documentary for Monetary Reform
Director: Alan Rosenblith
Year: 2009

Money is at the intersection of nearly every aspect of modern life.  Most of us take the monetary system for granted, but it has a profound and largely misunderstood influence on our lives.  THE MONEY FIX is a feature-length documentary exploring our society’s relationship with the almighty dollar. Read more and watch documentary here… 

OverdoseTitle: Overdose - The Next Financial Crisis
Director: Martin Borgs
Year: 2010

Based on the book “Financial Fiasco” by Johan Norberg this documentary depicts When the world’s financial bubble blew, the solution was to lower interest rates and pump trillions of dollars into the sick banking system. The solution is the problem, that’s why we had a problem in the first place. Read more and watch documentary here…

The Secret Of OzTitle: The Secret Of Oz - Solution For a Broken Economy
Director: Bill Still
Year: 2009

What’s going on with the world’s economy? Foreclosures are everywhere, unemployment is skyrocketing – and this may only be the beginning. Could it be that solutions to the world’s economic problems could have been embedded in the most beloved children’s story of all time, “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz”? Read more and watch documentary here…


Business

EnronTitle: Enron - The Smartest Guys In The Room
Director: Alex Gibney
Year: 2005

Based on the best selling 2003 book Enron is a study of one of the most largest business scandals in American history.  This film explains the 2001 collapse of Enron Corporation which resulted in criminal trials for several of the company’s top executives. Read more and watch documentary here…

MeltdownTitle: Meltdown - The Secret History Of The Financial Collapse
Director: Doc zone
Year: 2010

CBC’s documentary “Doc Zone” has traveled the world, from Wall Street to Dubai to China, to investigate The Secret History of the Global Financial Collapse. Meltdown is the story of the bankers who crashed the world, the leaders who struggled to save it and the ordinary families who got crushed. Read more and watch documentary here…

Last Day's of Lehman BrothersTitle: Last Day’s of Lehman Brothers
Director: Michael Samuels
Year: 2009

This drama film was inspired by the real events that took place on the weekend of the 12th of September 2008 – when the Lehman Brothers went to the wall. Read more and watch documentary here…

 

The Crash of 29'Title: The Crash of 1929′
Director: Ellen Hovde and Muffie Meyer
Year: 2009

In 1929, while the market was rising, seemingly without limits, there were few critics. Based on eight years of continued prosperity, presidents and economists alike confidently predicted that America would soon enter a time when there would be no more poverty, no more depressions — a “New Era” when everyone could be rich. Read more and watch documentary here…

Thetake2004Title: The Take - Occupy. Resist. Produce
Director: Avi Lewis
Year: 2004

A Canadian documentary film tells the storey of workers in Buenos Aires, Argentina, who reclaim control of a closed auto plant. This result created a new kind of economy emerging in Argentina. With hundreds of factories closing, waves of workers were locking themselves inside and running the workplaces on their own, with no bosses. Read more and watch documentary here…

Precious Metals

Debt collapseTitle: Debt Collapse
Director: Mike Maloney
Year: 2011

Mike Maloney authored the book, Rich Dad’s Advisors Guide to Investing in Gold and Silver. Based on his extensive research on precious metals and the economy, he proclaims that the markets are seriously distorted and will produce “the greatest wealth transfer in history.”  Read more and watch documentary here…

how money became worthlessTitle: End of the Road: How Money Became Worthless
Director: Tim Delmastro
Year: 2012

Wall Street is being occupied. Europe is collapsing in on itself. Around the world, people are consumed by fear and anger, and one question is on everyone’s lips: Is the financial crisis over, or are we headed towards economic disaster? End of the Road is a documentary that chronicles the global financial collapse. Read more and watch documentary here…

sbssTitle: Silver Bullet Silver Sheild
Director: Chris Duane
Year: 2012

In SBSS series(48 videos), Chris, shows how silver, is the ultimate tool for protection and bullet against our current paradigm. Investing in silver is a non-compliant, non-violent way of dealing with our paradigm. Read more and watch documentary here…

Title: The Great Silver Debate
Director: Kitco News
Year: 2011

Bill Murphy from the Gold Anti Trust Action(GATA) vs. CPM’s Jeffrey Christian. It is interesting to note that Jeffrey Christian is also coincidentally and ex-Goldmansachs employee. Bill Murphy does great work at Gata and exposes the gold and silver market manipulations. Read more and watch documentary here…

gold docTitle: Secret World of Gold
Producer: CBC Doc Zone
Year: 2013

The Secret World of Gold is a documentary exploring the power and politics of gold, a precious metal with more allure and fascination than any other. Valued for its permanence, beauty and scarcity, people will lie, cheat, steal and kill in the name of gold. Read more and watch documentary here…

Title: Why Gold and Silver
Director: Mike Maloney
Year: 2011

Everything you need to know about investing in precious metals. Mike Maloney is a world expert on monetary history, monetary systems. Features extra parts not yet seen, currency creation, the Federal Reserve, fractional reserve banking, how central banks steal our wealth, runaway deficits, the second wave of mortgage resets. Read more and watch documentary here…

Politics and The Global Elite

Title: Corporate Fascism – Destruction of the Middle Class
Director: James Jaeger
Year: 2010

Corporate Fascism explores a new kind of fascism, the merger of corporations and government whereby corporate power dominates. With the emergence of ever-larger multinational corporations — due to consolidation facilitated by the Federal Reserve’s endless FIAT money — the corporatocracy has been in a position to literally purchase the U.S. Congress. Read more and watch documentary here…

Title: Ethos – A Time For Change 
Director: Pete McGrain
Year: 2012

Ethos, a powerful new documentary hosted by Woody Harrelson, is an investigation into the flaws in our systems, and the mechanisms that work against democracy, our environment and the the common good. Read more and watch documentary here…

obama 2016Title: Obama’s America 2016 – Love Him, Hate Him, You Don’t Know Him
Director: Dinesh D’Souza
Year: 2012

Based Dinesh’s Book Obama’s America: Unmaking the American Dream takes the audiences on a gripping visual journey into the heart of the world’s most powerful office to reveal the struggle of whether one man’s past will redefine America over the next four years.  The film examines the question, “If Obama  wins a second term, where will we be in 2016?” Read more and watch documentary here…

Title: SPOiLER – How a Third Political Party Could Win
Director: James Jaeger
Year: 2011

SPOILER explores the political, economic and philosophic ethos of the past 98 years for insights into the debt-driven, welfare-warfare state and ways Americans can get back to a Constitutional republic. Analyzing the reasons no third party has been successful since John C. Fremont and Abraham Lincoln ran on the new Republican Party around 1860. Read more and watch documentary here…

The Money MastersTitle: The Money Masters - How International Bankers Gained Control of America
Director: Bill Still
Year: 1996

The Money Masters is a 3 1/2 hour non-fiction, historical documentary that traces the origins of the political power structure that rules our nation and the world today. The history behind the current world depression can be found in the bankers’ goal of world economic control by a very small coterie of private bankers, above all governments. Read more and watch documentary here…

General Economics

Title: Apologies of an Economic Hitman – John Perkins
Director: Stelios Kouloglou
Year: 2008

Based on the popular book Confessions of an Economic Hitman, John Perkins was a prominent member of the top-secret team of “economic hit men”, who used fraudulent financial reports, rigged elections, payoffs, extortion, sex, military coups and murder to create the global American empire after World War II. Read more and watch documentary here…

Title: Arithmetic, Population and Energy – End of Growth
Produced by: Professor Albert Bartlett

Professor Al Bartlett begins his one-hour talk with the statement, “The greatest shortcoming of the human race is our inability to understand the exponential function.” Read more and watch presentation here…

crash courseTitle: Chris Martenson’s Crash Course
Director: Chris Martenson
Year: 2008

Based on Martenson’s novel The Crash Course, his powerpoint presentation, presents an indepth consideration of the economy, energy and the environment. Read more and watch documentary here…

Title: Collapse – It’s Happened to Every Great Civilization
Director: Chris Smith
Year: 2009

Americans generally like to hear good news. They like to believe that a new president will right old wrongs, that clean energy will replace dirty oil and that fresh thinking will set the economy straight. American pundits tend to restrain their pessimism and hope for the best. But is anyone prepared for the worst? Read more and watch documentary here…

cude impactTitle: Crude Impact
Director: James Wood
Year: 2006

The past, present, and future all factor into James Jandek Wood’s informative look at the way oil has allowed mankind to achieve total domination over every species on the planet. An alarming wake-up call and an uplifting message of hope, Crude Impact explores such hotly debated topics as peak oil, oil dependency, and the role of oil in geopolitics. Read more and watch documentary here…

Title: Life and Debt – Jamaica’s IMF/World Bank Peril
Director: Stephanie Black
Year: 2001

Examining the economic and social situation in Jamaica, and specifically the impact thereon of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank’s globalization policies. Read more and watch documentary here…

Title: Oh Canada Movie – Our Bought And Sold Out Land
Year: 2009

This 2009 entertaining documentary film explores the history of banking, the selling out of the prosperity of Canada, the clearance sale of Canadian businesses and the political liquidation of public infrastructures to the multi-national corporate oligarchy. Read more and watch documentary here…

Title: The Crisis of Civilization
Director: Dean Puckett
Year: 2011

A documentary feature film investigating how global crises like ecological disaster, financial meltdown, dwindling oil reserves, terrorism and food shortages are converging symptoms of a single, failed global system. Read more and watch documentary here…

Title: The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil
Director: Faith Morgan
Year: 2006

When the Soviet Union collapsed in 1990, Cuba’s economy went into a tailspin. With imports of oil cut by more than half – and food by 80 percent – people were desperate. This film tells of the hardships and struggles as well as the community and creativity of the Cuban people during this difficult time. Read more and watch documentary here…

Title: Free to Choose - The Classic Inquiry Into The Relationship Between Freedom and Economics
Year: updated 1990 version

This 10 part video series was based on the classic work of Milton Friedman, which he later published in his book Free to Choose. In this film he advocates that free market principles works best for all members of a society, and provides examples of how the free market engenders prosperity, and maintains that it can solve problems where other approaches have failed. Read more and watch documentary here…

Additional economic videos, along with free audio and video books resources here…