On Sunday, 27 February, Ferguson, who won
the Best Documentary Oscar for his film "Inside Job," used his
acceptance speech to air his frustration regarding the fact that no
wrongdoers have been sentenced to prison for helping bring about
the financial meltdown.
"Not a single financial executive has gone to jail, and that's
wrong," he said.
Matt Damon, the documentary provides a comprehensive analysis
global financial crisis of 2008, which at a cost over $20
trillion, caused millions of people to lose their jobs and homes in
the worst recession since the Great Depression, and nearly resulted
in a global financial collapse. Through exhaustive research and
extensive interviews with key financial insiders, politicians,
journalists, and academics, the film traces the rise of "a rogue
industry" which has corrupted politics, regulation, and academia.
It was made on location in the United States, Iceland, England,
France, Singapore, and China.
previous film was
No End in Sight, a documentary about U.S. policy in