The exponential growth in the value of Bitcoin and the increasing interest in the world of cryptocurrencies and blockchain, especially among young people, has resulted in the need to explain the mechanisms of the crypto world through the making of documentaries and films, to be watched in the current year (2022).
Major distributors such as Netflix have begun to release documentaries and films on these topics with great frequency.
The list of recommended Bitcoin-themed films and documentaries in 2022
A documentary showing the most influential people in the cryptocurrency world and how it works: the structure of the blockchain is explained in detail from the mining process to crypto types and investments.
Trust No One: The Hunt for the Crypto King (2022)
This documentary/thriller shows the disappointment of the users of the Canadian platform QUADRIGAFX: thousands of dollars invested in crypto gone up in smoke following the mysterious disappearance in India of Gerry Cotten, the entrepreneur creator of Quadriga.
The story does not end there: in the documentary, the disappointed community comes together and tries to investigate the facts in a compelling and exciting way.
Bitcoin – The End of Money As We Know It (2015)
One of the first documentaries made about crypto by Torsten Hoffmann: it looks at the state of the world economy, governments and central banks, and inflation, and how Bitcoin (BTC) could shape up to be a solution for the economy.
The documentary features Vitalik Buterin, the founder of Ethereum, and won a jury prize at the 2015 Amsterdam Film Festival.
Open Source Money (2020)
This documentary explores Joe Roets, founder and CEO of Dragonchain, a blockchain platform, and at the same time chronicles the world of crypto and blockchain, their emergence in the US, and the conflicts between centralized and decentralized finance.
In this gripping crime thriller directed by John Stalberg Jr. a mysterious entanglement between the worlds of banking and money laundering is told, in a mix of very different characters, involving the viewer firsthand through a series of investigations to reach the truth.
Banking On Bitcoin (2016)
A documentary by Christopher Cannucciari, also distributed by Gravitas Ventures on Netflix, that provides a very broad overview of the cryptocurrency world with interviews with early members involved in the creation of Bitcoin including Charlie Shrem, Erik Voorhees, Gavin Andresen, David Chaum, and the Winklevoss twins.
The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin (2014)
Called “digital gold,” Bitcoin was created in 2009 by a programmer under the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto. Now it is already accepted by many merchants around the world, although for many it is still something unknown.
In this documentary, directed by Nicholas Mros and presented at the Tribeca Film Festival, the history of Bitcoin is told through its pioneers. This is an in-depth documentary for those who are already informed and a very valuable explanation for all those who want to discover BITCOIN.