Fighting Poverty is Big Business -- But Who Profits the Most?
Poverty is complex.
There is no “donate here” button at the end of Poverty, Inc., nor is the whole story of poverty and development covered in 91 minutes. Rather than latching on to new silver bullets, we invite you to join us in embracing the complexity and engaging in a more nuanced dialogue and helping us make change in a sustainable more meaningful way.
Here's a bullet point overview:
- From TOMs Shoes to international adoptions, from solar panels to U.S. agricultural subsidies, POVERTY, INC. plays the gadfly in the this eye-opening examination of Western interventions in the developing world.
- About: Premiering at the Austin Film Festival last October, POVERTY, INC. has earned 40 international film festival honors and 12 awards, screening in 16 countries and attracting worldwide distribution.