Charles ferguson s film inside job attempts to blame a wider cast list for the banking crash of 2008 and explains why so little has been done to reform the financial world or bring criminal. After watching charles fergusons powerhouse documentary about the global economic crisis, you. Inets interview with charles ferguson, the director of inside job duration. Narrated by matt damon, the movie features interviews with the likes of nouriel roubini.
An interview with the director of inside job the new. Inside job director charles ferguson caused a stir with his oscar speech, but his suggestion that people should be jailed over the financial meltdown is simplistic oscars 2011. Svetlana cvetko, kalyanee mam cinematographer starring. Even after a second watch, someone as ignorant about economic as me will have big trouble understanding the exact cause of it all, since filmmaker charles ferguson does not shy away from jargon, abbreviations and references to undiscussed events of the past. Inside job, a documentary on the financial crisis by director charles ferguson, screens friday and monday at the new york film festival and opens in theaters on oct. Inside job, the newest political documentary from oscarnominated directorproducer charles ferguson no end in sight traces the rise of a rogue industry and unveils the corrosive. My first choice for a title was bank job, but that was taken, says director charles ferguson. Inside job director charles ferguson, taking wall street. This compelling, serious, easytofollow film will make you want to raise your voice and declare. Charles ferguson, the director who brought us the 2007 documentary about the inside story of the war in iraq, no. Today we hand over questionandanswer duties to charles ferguson, former mit academic and entrepreneur who is now a documentary filmmaker, and who created the academy award. Charles henry ferguson born march 24, 1955 is the founder and president of representational pictures, inc. Inside job is a 2010 american documentary film, directed by charles ferguson, about the late2000s financial crisis.
As hillary clinton seems poised to be the democratic frontrunner for the 2016. Ferguson is also a software entrepreneur, writer and authority in technology policy. Inside job director charles ferguson to helm hillary clinton documentary for cnn by adam chitwood july 29, 20. First trailer for charles fergusons inside job collider. Inside job director charles ferguson on wall street now, and the crisis still to be addressed. The academy award winner for best documentary, inside job, directed by charles ferguson shows that the 2008 global financial armageddon was no accident. Bigstar would like to congratulate charles ferguson and producer audrey marrs on receiving the 2010 academy award for best documentary feature for their film inside job.
Charles ferguson was born on march 24, 1955 in san francisco, california, usa as charles henry ferguson. Charles ferguson dissects the wall street meltdown the. First, thank you to thewrap for inviting me to your screening of inside job in sherman oaks. All images and subtitles are ed to their respectful owners unless stated otherwise. Fergusons film is not peopled with a group of charming rogues like the lavender hill mob or sexy, populist, antiheroes like john dillinger or bonnie and clyde, who held up one bank at a time. Inside job director charles ferguson, taking wall street firmly to task the documentarian thought he was prepared for what hed learn about the wall street chicanery that led. Inside job director charles ferguson to helm hillary.
I thought i was prepared, says documentary filmmaker charles ferguson prepared for what hed learn about the bad. In five parts, the film explores how changes in the policy environment and banking. His speech lamented the lack of accountability three years later. The american occupation of iraq 2007 and inside job 2010, which won the oscar for best documentary feature. Part of the way through a snoozer of an oscars ceremony on. Ferguson, who began researching in 2008, says the film is about the systemic corruption of the united states by the financial services industry and the consequences of that systemic corruption.
Charles fergusons anatomyofafinancialcrisis film inside job in which he documents in a sober, levelheaded tone the 2008 economic crash and buttonholes academics, government officials and wall street executives he believes were responsible provokes plenty of rage about how we got into such a fiscal mess. Ferguson is an academic and it entrepreneur in his fifties who only turned to. Inside job director charles ferguson, taking wall street firmly to task the documentarian thought he was prepared for what hed learn about the wall street chicanery that led to the global. Director charles ferguson poses for a portrait at the. Corporate criminals, political corruption, and the hijacking of america. Producerdirector charles ferguson no end in sight speaks at length with journalists, politicians, and financial insiders in order to offer a clearer picture of the economic meltdown that. The american occupation of iraq 2007 and inside job 2010, which won the academy award for best documentary.
Clarity and efficiency may not be the sexiest of cinematic virtues, but in inside job charles fergusons riproaring, wallstreetdamning documentary about 2008s global financial meltdown. Takes a closer look at what brought about the 2008 financial meltdown. Charles fergusons film inside job attempts to blame a wider cast list for the banking crash of 2008 and explains why so little has been done to reform the financial world or bring criminal. As i was watching inside job, charles fergusons meticulous and infuriating documentary about the causes and consequences of the financial crisis. Two years after directing the academy awardwinning documentary, inside job, filmmaker charles ferguson returns with a new book, predator nation.940 1436 714 1239 1195 199 1511 475 673 830 254 877 732 1576 1509 615 1530 890 203 1294 28 633 64 1499 865 1269 1265 1557 714 36 843 217 488 867 1272 79 1444 671