Banking on Bitcoin - Bitcoin is the most disruptive invention since the Internet, and now an ideological battle is underway between fringe utopists and mainstream capitalism. The film shows the players who are defining how this technology will shape our lives. Banking on Bitcoin (2016) Director: Christopher Cannucciari Writers: Christopher Cannucciari, Prichard Smith Stars: Wences Casares, Nathanial Popper, Gavin Andresen Gerne: Documentary, History, News Country: USA Language: English Release Date: 2016 (USA) Also Known As: The Battle for Bitcoin Filming Locations: New York City, New York, USA Storyline: Not since the invention of the Internet has there been such a disruptive technology as Bitcoin. Bitcoin's early pioneers sought to blur the lines of sovereignty and the financial status quo. After years of underground development Bitcoin grabbed the attention of a curious public, and the ire of the regulators the technology had subverted. After landmark arrests of prominent cyber criminals Bitcoin faces its most severe adversary yet, the very banks it was built to destroy.