Based on Michael Lewis’s 2010 book, The Big Short is a critically acclaimed film about Wall Street in the lead-up to the 2008 Global Financial Crisis.

“This business kills the part of life that is essential, the part that has nothing to do with business” – The Big Short

Join Prosper President Catherine Cashmore, Don’t Buy Now! campaigner David Collyer, and Renegade Economist Karl Fitzgerald for an evening of cinema and securitised credit default obligations.

Tickets only $10 for Prosper members and their guests.

“To set the stage for this discussion, it is necessary to explain that what is at work is an Orwellian strategy of rhetorical deception to represent finance and other rentier sectors as being part of the economy, not external to it. This is precisely the strategy that parasites in nature use to deceive their hosts that they are not free riders but part of the host’s own body, deserving careful protection.” ― Michael Hudson, Killing the Host

Watch the movie trailer.

6:30pm Monday, 22 February 2016

Lido Cinemas 675 Glenferrie Road Hawthorn
(opposite Glenferrie station, plenty parking behind)

Tickets $10 here

Cool drinks and hot debate to follow at Beer DeLuxe 329 Burwood Rd, Hawthorn.