"Only power that is hidden, is power that endures."
Central Banks are some of the most secretive and misunderstood institutions in the world. What powers do they wield? Who’s interests do they serve? How do their actions affect our everyday lives?
Set in 20th Century Japan, the documentary explores the role and power of Central Banks, and how they can be used to change a country's economic, political and social structures.
A documentary based on a book by Professor Richard Werner.
“Mastery of filmmaking. An engaging and dynamic narrative supported by visual aesthetics”
Simeon Roberts - Film Critic, http://filmgods.co.uk/
"Essential viewing if you've any interest at all in economics or politics" - Steve Morrissey
Film Reviwer & Critic, http://www.moviesteve.com/review-princes-of-the-yen-2014/
“Blows open the widely held consensus that ‘independent’ central banks are a force for economic good." Josh Ryan-Collins - New Economics Foundation and co-author of “Where Does Money Come From?"
"A fascinating look at the need for better public understanding of just how much money can affect the world we live in.” Ben Dyson - Founder Positive Money & co-author of ‘Modernising Money’
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