Created by scar winning filmmaker, Alex Gibney, Park Avenue: Money, Power, and the American Dream is a stunning documentary masterpiece which highlights the growing gap between the rich and poor Americans in Park Avenue. In the film, Alex reveals how the ultra rich were able to rig the system into their favor, leading to extraordinary inequality in the country.
The film takes viewers to Park Avenue in New York. Manhattan is home to the highest numbers of billionaires in the country while Park Avenue, which is only less than five miles away from Manhattan, is considered as the poorest congressional district in the US. The stark contrast between two cities takes central focus in Gibney’s film, highlighting the fact how the rich are getting richer while the rest of the country has gone through recession.
Alex Gibney is an acclaimed film director and producer. Some of his most popular films includes Taxi to the Dark Side, We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks and the Oscar nominated movie, Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room.