Cinema, economics and business
Cinema, Economics and Business
Organized by: Faculty of Economics and Business
Monday September 30th at 2pm
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), by Martin Scorsese - Business ethics
A black comedy film based on the memoir of the same name by Jordan Belfort. It recounts Belfort's perspective on his career as a stockbroker in New York City and how his firm, Stratton Oakmont, engaged in rampant corruption and fraud on Wall Street, which ultimately led to his downfall.
Country: United States / Runtime: 179 minutes / Genre: Comedy, drama / Language: English with Spanish subtitles
Monday October 7th at 2pm
Draft Day (2014), by Ivan Reitman - Allocation mechanisms and market
At the NFL Draft, General Manager Sonny Weaver has the opportunity to rebuild his team when he trades for the number one pick. He must decide what he is willing to sacrifice on a life-changing day for a few hundred young men with NFL dreams.
Country: United States / Runtime: 109 minutes / Genre: Drama / Language: English with Spanish subtitles
Monday October 21st at 2pm
The Social Network (2010), by David Fincher - Business entrepreneurship
A biographical drama about Mark Zuckerberg (Jesse Eisenberg), Harvard undergrad and computer programming genius, who founded the famous social network: Facebook. The film shows how successful entrepreneur dealt with both personal and legal complications especially with his friend and co-founder of Facebook Eduardo Saverin (Andrew Garfield).
Country: United States / Duration: 120 minutes / Genre: Biographical drama / Language: English with Spanish subtitles