Princes of the Yen: Central Banks and the Transformation of the Economy

Princes of the Yen: Central Banks and the Transformation of the Economy


"Only Power that is Hidden, is Power that Endures."

November 5, 2014

'Princes of the Yen' is a follow-up to the successful underground film produced by Queuepolitely, a collective of filmmakers and artists, some known, some unknown.

This is their own description of this film, based on a book by the UK's University of Southampton, Professor Richard Werner, famous for coining the term, "Quantative

"Central Banks are some of the most secretive and misunderstood institutions in the world. What powers do they wield? Who’s interests do they serve? How do their actions affect our everyday lives?

"Set in 20th Century Japan, the documentary explores the role and power of Central Banks, and how they can be used to change a country's economic, political and social structures."

Film Reviews:

“Mastery of filmmaking. An engaging and dynamic narrative supported by visual
- Simeon Roberts
Film Critic,

"Essential viewing if you've any interest at all in economics or politics"
- Steve Morrissey
Film Reviewer & Critic,

“Blows open the widely held consensus that ‘independent’ central banks are a force for economic good."
- Josh Ryan-Collins
New Economics Foundation and co-author
of “Where Does Money Come From?"

"A fascinating look at the need for better public understanding of just how much money can affect the world we live in.”
- Ben Dyson
Founder Positive Money & co-author
of ‘Modernising Money’