A new documentary, “Capital in the 21st Century,” directed by Justin Pemberton that based on the bestselling 2013 book by Thomas Piketty, a French economist. its Stars Gillian Tett, Ian Bremmer, Francis Fukuyama. watch the trailer below.
“Capital in the Twenty-First Century” was available in other virtual cinemas via Kino Marquee from Friday, May 1.
Based on the international bestseller by rock-star economist Thomas Piketty (which sold over three million copies worldwide and landed Piketty on Time’s list of most influential people), this captivating documentary is an eye-opening journey through wealth and power, a film that breaks the popular assumption that the accumulation of capital runs hand in hand with social progress, and shines a new light on today’s growing inequalities.
Traveling through time, the film assembles accessible pop-culture references coupled with interviews of some of the world’s most influential experts delivering an insightful and empowering journey through the past and into our future.
Capital in the Twenty-First Century Reviews
“It’s a massive achievement, turning this weighty volume into enthralling cinema.”- Richard Whittaker, Austin Chronicle
“Engaging… [Piketty] is not only a brilliant economist but also one with a gift for making complicated ideas accessible.” – Ben Kenigsberg, The New York Times
“A financial detective story that exposes our current crisis. Provokes a consistent sense of ‘Whoa!'” Owen Gleiberman, Variety
“An easily digestible cinematic companion to such a crucial and potentially prophetic book.” Chris Barsanti, PopMatters
“Piketty has transformed our economic discourse; we’ll never talk about wealth and inequality the same way we used to.” – Paul Krugman, New York Review of Books