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Lights Camera Bitcoin!

The concept of Bitcoin has constantly been evolving ever since 2009. Be that as it may, if you are one of those people that are still skeptical about digital currency that is taking over the world and you aren’t particularly enthusiastic about reading articles and articles to understand it, then have we got the solution for you. There’s nothing that a film can’t make come to life and the films we are about to tell you will do just that. So without further a due, in no particular order, here are some documentaries for you to acquaint yourself with Bitcoin.

I am Satoshi

There is nothing more interesting about the Bitcoin revolution than the fact that the founder of its underlying technology, chose to keep his identity anonymous. All we have left of him is the blockchain tech and a pseudonym, Satoshi Nakamoto. This is what makes this documentary all the more interesting. From being titled an “eye-opener” to winning an award for the “Most Creative Video” at the Blockchain awards, this is a must watch for an insight in the world of cryptocurrency.  The documentary strongly distinguishes the traditional banking system from cryptocurrency, suggesting solid reasons to use the latter.

The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin

This particular documentary takes you on the visual journey of Bitcoin. Right from the beginning of Bitcoin which was clouded with controversies, and the stages of unprecedented growth following it, till the very present day. The best part about this documentary is that, you don’t have to be some Bitcoin fanatic to understand it. It is actually scripted jargon-free.

The End of Money As We Know It

As ominous as the name sounds, the documentary itself isn’t. In fact this documentary takes you through the journey of money, from barter to the WallStreet era. It poses some authentic questions pertaining to the existing monetary system and really gets you thinking about the things you have been doing unquestioningly. It is also jargon free, so its totally novice friendly.

Bitcoin in Uganda- Empowering People

Uganda isn’t probably be the first movie to pop in your mind when you think of something as developed as Bitcoin. But this documentary will change your mind, through it short yet touching plot, it gives an insight on how the power of Bitcoin affects thousands in a developing nation like Uganda, where majority of the families survive on income earned by their migrant family.

Life on Bitcoin

The newlyweds, Austin and Becky decide to live by Bitcoin, which means they have to pay for everything in bitcoin, no dollars or any other fiat currency. This film I aimed at addressing the most common argument of Bitcoin skeptics that the digital currency cannot be used for everyday life and you cannot stop using debit/credit cards or cash. You can follow their journey where they share every single step of their 100-day social experiment with Bitcoin.

Bitcoin in Argentina

Argentine and its trembling economy are no secret; this documentary explores the role Bitcoin can play in tackling the biggest economical problem of the country- high inflation. Not only does it have the potential to control the inflation, but it will also provide a medium for citizens to trade globally.

So what are you waiting for? Grab some popcorn, get watching and get learning.

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Abeer Anwaar

Abeer holds a Bachelors degree in Media studies and covers blockchain startups for BlockPublisher. An optimist, excels in the art of the written word and swears by the joy of all things sweet. Email: abeer@blockpublisher.com or contact the editor at editor.startups@blockpublisher.com

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