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The end of poverty? [videorecording] / a Cinema Libre Studio production in association with the Robert Schalkenbach Foundation ; produced by Beth Portello ; written and directed by Philippe Diaz
Alternate Title Title on container: End of poverty? : think again [videorecording]
[Canoga Park, Calif.] : Cinema Libre Studio, c2010
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  HC79.P6 E53 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Poverty
Poverty -- Developing countries
Poor -- Developing countries
Poverty -- Government policy
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Feature films
Physical Description 1 videodisc (104 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD, NTSC
Language In English or French versions with various interviews in English, French, Portuguese or Spanish with English or French subtitles; with optional Spanish subtitles
Performer/Participant Narrated by Martin Sheen
Credits Directory of photography, Philippe Diaz ; editor, Tom Von Doom
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 2008
Release date: Apr. 27, 2010
Special features: extended interviews with experts, including John Perkins, Heather Remoff, Joshua Farley, Mason Gaffney, HWO Okoth-Ogendo, and Gitu wa Kahengeri; interview with director; Stawi Youth & Adult Centre (Kenya) profile; manifesto to end global poverty; DVD-ROM content, resources and actions and a new remedy for poverty (PDF files)
Not rated
Summary Explains how global poverty began with military conquest, slavery, and colonization that resulted in the seizure of land, minerals, and forced labor. Today's financial crisis is a direct consequence of these unchallenged policies that have lasted centuries. Features expert insights from Nobel Prize winners, acclaimed authors, university professors, government ministers, and the leaders of social movements. Includes interviews, photo galleries, and more
Alternate Author Diaz, Philippe
Sheen, Martin
Robert Schalkenbach Foundation
Cinema Libre Studio

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