29 May 2018

Watch these documentaries!

The China Hustle (2018) is similar to The Big Short, in that it describes how "plucky outsiders bet against the financial mafia", but this time they are betting against fraudulent accounting in China. I found the story compelling enough to divest a bit from shares in Chinese companies. Here's the trailer:



Human Flow (2017), by Ai Weiwei, is a documentary on migration, refugees, and human rights. Weiwei's character as both an artist and humanitarian is on clear display in this film, which shows the complexity of the issues and suffering of many people. If you think Trump is wrong (or right!) then you should watch this film to learn a little more about how humans can mistreat -- and save -- others from misery. Here's the trailer: