Futures Past

Futures Past

Commodity trader turned filmmaker Jordan Melamed returns to his former life as the Chicago trading pits are threatened with extinction. Open outcry, the 150-year-old tradition of traders shouting out their orders, is being silenced by computer trading. Jordan’s father, Leo Melamed, is the chairman emeritus of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and the man responsible for changing the way the world trades. As Jordan gives us a crash course in the secret code on the trading floor, a long-dormant battle between father and son erupts, echoing the shouting in the pits. Jordan is determined to heal the wounds with his father before the pits are silenced forever.

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Tuesday, July 10 | 6pm | Dryden Theater

Director: Jordan Mealmed
Country: USA
Running Time: 89 min
Year: 2016
Language: English
Genre: Documentary

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