When Liliana Pertenava decided to go all in on cryptocurrency by investing $2,000 in a mining rig in 2017, she went so far down the crypto rabbit hole that she decided to make a documentary about it.
Covering blockchain technology, its applications, and the culture that surrounds it, Pertenava’s film led her to meet such characters as a tribe of iconoclasts living in a small cabin in the Swiss Alps, using cheap, hydroelectric energy to mine cryptocurrency while living like monks.
She also meets crypto-miner David Carlson in Seattle, Washington who built the world’s largest crypto-farm, only to later go bankrupt.
“Crypto Rush” is available now on Vimeo.
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