Business & Economics

New! How China Got Rich 58 min.

Over 40 years China has been transformed out of all recognition, the scale of its growth and the sheer speed of change has been astonishing. The country has seen the largest lifting of people out of poverty that has ever taken place in human history, and today China is a global force, predicted to become the world’s biggest economy in a couple of decades. So how did an impoverished and backward co...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Boss: The Black Experience in Business 116 min.

From award-winning filmmaker Stanley Nelson comes a film that educates, informs, and examines more than 150 years of African-American men and women who have embodied the qualities that are the heart of the American entrepreneurial spirit.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

Ten Years After the Global Financial Crisis, the System Is Safer: A Debate 80 min.

In 2008, the giant investment bank Lehman Brothers collapsed, fueling a severe, worldwide financial crisis. In the United States, the stock market plummeted, unemployment soared, and the economy plunged into recession. Many other countries faced a similar fate, and it took years for the global economy to recover. To prevent a similar crisis from recurring, Congress enacted numerous laws to regulat...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Unresolved: The Techonomic Cold War With China: A Debate 84 min.

Chinese president Xi Jinping has made it clear: When it comes to big data, advanced weaponry, and other innovations in technology and economic planning, China aims to surpass the United States as the world’s next techonomic superpower. But between its trade war with the United States, its ambitious Belt and Road Initiative, and an array of domestic challenges, are China’s goals outpacing its capac...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley 119 min.

Riveting look at the now-defunct company Theranos and its enigmatic founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes, whose ambition to revolutionize blood testing through biotechnology spawned one of the biggest frauds in Silicon Valley.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Trafficked in America 54 min.

This documentary shines new light on a labor trafficking case in which Guatemalan teens were forced by a third-party contractor to work against their will at Trillium Farms in Ohio, a major egg producer. The investigative team exposes a criminal network that exploited undocumented minors, the companies who profited from their forced labor, and how U.S. government policies and practices helped to d...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2018

Murder on the Reef 52 min.

Murder on the Reef follows the hotly debated issues surrounding the world's largest living structure, the Great Barrier Reef. But is it too late? Many scientists now believe as much as fifty percent of the corals in the Great Barrier Reef have died. Through a complex mix of voices from locals, to scientists and indigenous spokespeople, this documentary traces the many culprits including water cont...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Blockchain Island 26 min.

A tropical paradise is racked with bankruptcy, and then smashed by a killer hurricane. In rides a cavalry of digital evangelists selling hi-tech revolution. Will they save the day?

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

The New Italian Job 26 min.

The old is new. Ditching conventional careers, a generation of hip young Italians is rediscovering the grand tradition of “Made in Italy.” Hamish MacDonald takes an exhilarating road trip to meet them.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Business Frontiers 23 min.

What if anyone, anywhere could become a concert pianist or a surgeon? What if language barriers were consigned to history? And what if our food was all fresh from a farm next door? CNN Business Editor-at-Large Richard Quest brings such stories from Europe, Asia and North America, focusing on innovations in business and technology which are set to transform the way we live our lives.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018