Screening of TRUST MACHINE: THE STORY OF BLOCKCHAIN
October 18 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Dir. Alex Winter
Documentary / 2018 / USA / 84 mins / English
CPD Unit: 2
Why are banks terrified of cryptocurrencies and Blockchain, while UNICEF embraces them to help refugee children? Blockchain expert Lauri Love fights extradition in TRUST MACHINE – his computer skills is a threat to the US government. Tech innovators strike a raw nerve as banks and network pundits rush to condemn volatile cryptocurrencies and their underlying Blockchain technology.
Award-winning filmmaker Alex Winter reveals that proponents of the Blockchain – a verified digital ledger – are already using the technology to change the world; fighting income inequality, the refugee crisis and world hunger.