With Christmas season right around the corner, millions retail consumers in North America and Western Europe will be taking on thousands of dollars in new credit card debt. Few have paused to ponder how it all started, and where the real breaking point lies – for both personal and social stability. If you think that your credit has taken over your life then you need to watch this film.

This week’s documentary film curated by our editorial team at 21WIRE…

“Debt is like a disease that can enable us from living a happy and normal life by taking control over our lives. Most of us don’t even know how we end up in the situation we are in. Buying every thing we own with credit has become our culture. But don’t let debt control your life any more. You can take over your life again. Imagine life with out debt…”

Run time 1 hr 26 min
Produced, Directed and Written by Danny Schechter
Released in 2007