The Film


‘To Catch a Dollar: Muhammad Yunus Banks on America’ is a powerful documentary by Gayle Ferraro. The film follows Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus as he brings his unique and revolutionary microfinance program to the US.

Witness the birth of Grameen America and the compelling stories of the first women borrowers; from the challenges they face to the successes they achieve, as they learn to sustainably rise from poverty by starting and growing their own businesses with the education, support, and non-collateral microloans they receive.

Join the movement to economically empower more Americans as we go beyond the theater and into the lives of those who are living in poverty, those on the edge of it, and those who can help.

When screening TCAD at your local school, community center, conference, or other large events, you have the option to include a bonus feature filmed at one of our special events; an engaging panel hosted by Robert De Niro and moderated by CNBC’s Maria Bartiromo. This lively discussion features Professor Yunus with special guests financial powerhouse Suze Orman, President of Kiva Premal Shah, and President of Grameen America Vidar Jorgensen. Included are messages of support from Matt Damon and Hugh Jackman.

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