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Screening  |  Frontline: Money, Power, and Wall Street: Part I and II

Thursday, February 27, 2014, 6–8:30 pm

Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Auditorium  

Crisis! A Film Series
Using classic and contemporary films and expert commentators, Crisis! engages the community in a discussion about the global economic crisis. Each screening begins with a panel discussion which includes experts from Buffalo State’s faculty and the community. Audiences can expect a broad spectrum of views, lively discussion and debate. All screenings that are part of the Crisis! Film series are free and open to the public. Crisis! takes place on select Thursdays throughout the spring semester of 2014.

Frontline: Money, Power, and Wall Street: Part I and II
First broadcast in 2012, PBS’s documentarians interviewed dozens of the major decision-makers in and out of government about the lead-up to the 2007 housing bubble, the rapid unfolding of the 2008 Lehman Brothers collapse, the devastating consequences to global financial markets in the fall of 2008, and the actions of both the Bush and Obama Administrations in late 2008 and early 2009.

Films featured include: Bonfire of the Vanities (Jan. 30), The Smartest Guys in the Room (Feb. 20), Frontline: Money, Power & Wall Street (Feb. 27), Inside Job (Mar. 6), Margin Call (Mar. 13), Client #9 (Mar. 20), The Madoff Affair ( Apr. 3), Capitalism: A Love Story (Apr. 17), and Inequality for All (Apr. 24). The Crisis! Film series are free and open to the public.