Screening | Margin Call
Thursday, March 13, 2014, 6–8:30 pm
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.
Margin Call is a 2011 American independent drama film written and directed by J.C. Chandor. The film takes place over a 36-hour period at a large Wall Street investment bank and highlights the initial stages of the financial crisis of 2007–08. Learn more at www.MarginCallMovie.com.
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.