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27 September 2012

Preview: “A Short Film About Money“

A glimpse of Michael Chanan's latest film - an investigation into the Corporation of the City of London.

By Michael Chanan

“A Short Film About Money” is a spin-off from a longer film coming shortly which I’ve been making with Lee Salter. The longer film, ‘Secret City’, is an investigation into the Corporation of the City of London that governs the famous square mile which serves as joint-HQ with Wall Street for global finance capital. We originally thought we might include a sequence about the illusions of money, but dropped it, so instead we fashioned the footage we’d collected into the satirical short you can see here. 

You can watch a trailer for “Secret City” and find out more at

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