Two years ago, Turkish-born Canadian director Isaac Isitan watched from the comfort of his living room as thousands of people in Turkey and Argentina took to the streets, attacking the banks when their life-savings evaporated overnight.
“If people really knew the process through which money is created, the system would not hold more than 24 hours”. – Henry Ford.
Middle-class people who once lined up at the banks were now lining up at the food banks. Isitan describes how the demands of the World Bank and the IMF, have plunged entire nations into economic crisis. Faced with a lack of money, the people have begun to re-invent it through initiating barter systems and by inventing local parallel economies. An incisive look at the power of money.