Since the College Library subscribes to Kanopy Streaming Service, Kanopy is offering access to a different film the first full week of each month. This provides "the opportunity for faculty and students to discuss and debate a topical film. A live Q&A with directors and experts is open to everyone."

May’s Film: Finding the Money

Watch free: May 6 - 10, 2024

Meet Stephanie Kelton, an American economist, educating the country on the Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) as a professor, an author, and a political advisor. And she’s the main subject of Kanopy’s Latest film, Finding the Money. What is MMT anyway? MMT claims that the U.S. government possesses far more freedom to inject funds into the economy to realize policy objectives than commonly believed. 

Q&A with Kelton and Director, Maren Poitras, on Wednesday, May 8, 2024 at 1pm

You can register for the Q&A here.

About the film: "FINDING THE MONEY follows former chief economist to the Senate Budget Committee, Dr. Stephanie Kelton, on a dive into Modern Money Theory or “MMT,” which has seen renewed interest since the COVID lockdowns. This documentary uncovers a deeper understanding of money itself and proposes solutions to empower democracies worldwide in addressing the significant challenges of the 21st century, ranging from climate change to inequality."