There’s nothing quite like a good documentary. And when you combine that with one of the most interesting subjects of the 21st century, cryptocurrency, it makes for one hell of a viewing experience!
There’s so much to learn on the topic, and let’s be honest, it can be difficult to understand at times. Trying to wrap your head around the subtleties of investing and the complexity of new computing technologies like the blockchain can get a bit too much on your own.
That’s where cryptocurrency documentaries come in. They’re a great way to help you learn the history, types of currencies, and the potential future of the cryptocurrency world in just a couple of hours.
So, we’ve compiled a list of our favourite cryptocurrency documentaries. Happy viewing!
TRUST NO ONE: THE HUNT FOR THE CRYPTO KING
This documentary follows a group of Bitcoin investors who lost their money after the strange death of Gerald “Gerry” Cotten, founder of the cryptocurrency company QuadrigaCX. His death triggered some serious conspiracy theories, the disappearance of $250 million and an unofficial investigation into the nature of virtual currency.
CRYPTOPIA - BITCOIN, BLOCKCHAINS & THE FUTURE OF THE INTERNET
Award-winning producer and director Torsten Hoffmann visits the subject of Bitcoin and sets out to explore the evolution of the blockchain industry and its new promise. Can this technology, designed to operate independent of trust and within a decentralized network, really provide a robust alternative to the Internet as we know it?
BITCOIN: THE END OF MONEY AS WE KNOW IT
For anyone who does not fully understand Bitcoin yet, this is a concise and informative crash course about all things money and cryptocurrencies.
Bitcoin: The End of Money as We Know It takes us back through history to trace the evolution of money to where we are today. The documentary walks us through ancient society, Wall Street and the current money system, and finally the vast potential of Bitcoin in the modern world.
The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin takes it’s viewers on a journey through the rapidly growing world of Bitcoin. Along the way, they follow the stories of entrepreneurs and startups that are helping shape the new financial frontier. They look at the competitive mining market and the various subcultures within the Bitcoin community. You’ll encounter a variety of characters and opinions as they examine the social and political impact of an open-source digital currency. Will the rise of Bitcoin bring a monetary paradigm shift that will forever change the world?
BITCOIN - SHAPE THE FUTURE
The Chinese documentary Bitcoin: Shape The Future shows an inside glimpse into the world of cryptocurrency in China. You are taken through ASIC manufacturing plants, mining data facilities, and some of the largest bitcoin exchanges worldwide. It also highlights companies like Bitmain and Huobi that exist within China’s crypto space.
Banking On Bitcoin discusses the roots of the bitcoin technology, it’s massive potential, and how it played out in its nascent years. You’ll learn about some of the early players in the crypto space who are defining how this technology will shape our lives.
The world of cryptocurrency can sometimes seem infinitely deep, infinitely wide, and too quickly-evolving to keep up with. The above documentaries will help you begin to understand the potential and importance of crypto and blockchain technology. If you’d like further one-on-one support, we offer in-depth remote consultations. You can book here.