FLOORED

Interview on Chicago Public Radio

by on Jan.13, 2010, under Uncategorized

I had the pleasure of sitting down with Eight Forty-Eight host Alison Cuddy to chat about Floored:

The Chicago Board of Trade and The Mercantile Exchange are more than just venerable institutions where small fortunes are won and lost on a daily basis. They’re spectacles, full of larger than life characters. Filmmaker James Allen Smith captures them up close and personal in his film Floored.The documentary is a rare look at life in the pits and how a young upstart – technology – is changing things. Smith knows it well. He was a web designer for a number of trading companies. One day, he was called down to the Merc by one of his clients. What he thought would be a routine visit turned out to be his first time on the floor. He says it was a shocker! MORE


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