Hacktivist and Blockchain expert Lauri Love fights extradition in Trust Machine - His computer skills a threat to the U.S. government. Tech innovators strike a raw nerve as banks and network pundits rush to condemn volatile cryptocurrencies and their underlying blockchain technology. Why are banks terrified while UNICEF embraces it to help refugee children?
Award-winning filmmaker ALEX WINTER shows that proponents of Blockchain are already using the technology to change the world; fighting income inequality, the refugee crisis and world hunger.
NARRATED BY ROSARIO DAWSON
“IT (BLOCKCHAIN) GIVES YOU AN ACTUAL POWER TO AFFECT CHANGE IN THE WORLD. AND IT'S GONNA SCARE THE SHIT OUT OF SOME VERY POWERFUL PEOPLE."
LAURI LOVE (HACKTIVIST)
“IT IS TRUE THAT THESE TECHNOLOGIES DO REPRESENT A THREAT TO THEM. IF THEY HAVE DONE THEIR RESEARCH, THEN THEY WILL PRETTY QUICKLY FIGURE OUT THAT THESE ARE PROBABLY GOING TO DISRUPT THEIR BUSINESS MODELS.”
LAURA SHIN (JOURNALIST)
“WHAT WE'RE TRYING TO STOP IS SIMPLE. WE'RE TRYING TO STOP THE ABUSE OF POWER.”
VINAY GUPTA (CEO MATTEREUM)
"Moviegoers who still think that "Bitcoin" and "blockchain" are synonyms will have their eyes opened by Trust Machine: The Story of Blockchain, an engaging doc that also appeals to those who pay a bit more attention to developments in the digital arena." READ MORE
"Trust Machine: The Story of Blockchain is a compelling new documentary about blockchain and cryptocurrency that is dramatic, poignant, and engaging no matter whether you are working deep in the tech space, a business executive trying to grasp such disruptive changes or the everyday person intrigued about digital privacy, activism and power." READ MORE
“Among other things, Winter will explore the global community of adopters, from billionaire investors, tech innovators and activists who are using the technology to address world hunger, the refugee crisis and income inequality.” READ MORE
The fast-paced, globe-hopping documentary “Trust Machine: The Story of Blockchain” provides plenty of words, examples and context to help define its complex subject, blockchain technology. READ MORE
“[Alex Winter’s] latest film, “Trust Machine: The Story of Blockchain,” is a heady, globe-spanning investigation.” READ MORE
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