John Templeton, Ultimate Contrarian Investor: New Documentary

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Contrarian is a documentary about John Templeton, the legendary value investor, iconoclast, seeker of God and spirituality, and philanthropist. The approximately hour-long film, directed by award-winning filmmaker Mary Mazzio, chronicles Templeton’s life, achievements and philosophy, relying upon personal insights provided by the people whose lives he touched. John Templeton’s introduction Born in 1912 to Harvey and Bella Templeton the town of Winchester, Tennessee, John Templeton was raised to be independent and entrepreneurial – to see the world in terms of ‘what was possible instead of what was not.’ The story goes that his father, a serial entrepreneurial, offered him a…


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