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19:00 - 21:00 22 June 2013

Iceland, Year Zero

Location

Darkroom | Torrington Place (link Map)
London | WC1E | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: £8 / £6 concessions
Ticketing: Pre-booking essential

In October 2008, after running a Ponzi scheme to rival any in history, the three main banks in Iceland collapsed, driving a nation into bankruptcy; causing thousands of people to lose their jobs, and many more all their personal savings and dreams. How does a nation, briefly one of the richest and most developed countries in the capitalist world, react to a total economic collapse? Iceland: Year Zero is not an economic analysis of the bankruptcy of a nation, but rather a film about the aftermath - examining the impact on the people who have to deal with an economic catastrophe.

Panel discussion with Sigrún Davíðsdóttir (Journalist) and Liam Graham (Economist, UCL)


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Open City Docs Fest
+44(0)20 7679 4907 | info@opencitylondon.com


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