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The end of poverty? Cover Image DVD DVD

The end of poverty?

Portello, Beth. (Producer). Diaz, Philippe. (Actor, Director). Sheen, Martin. (Narrator). Robert Schalkenbach Foundation. (Added Author). Cinema Libre Studio (Added Author).

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.

Record details

  • ISBN: 1595871233
  • ISBN: 9781595871237
  • Physical Description: videorecording
    optical disc
    1 videodisc (104 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Canoga Park, Calif.] : Cinema Libre Studio, c2010.

Content descriptions

General 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).
Creation/Production Credits Note: Directory of photography, Philippe Diaz ; editor, Tom Von Doom.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrated by Martin Sheen.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD-video; NTSC, all regions;
DVD-ROM content.
Language Note:
In English or French versions with various interviews in English, French, Portuguese, Swahili or Spanish with English or French subtitles; with optional Spanish subtitles.
Awards Note:
Official Selection, Critics' Week, Cannes Film Festival ; Official Selection, 25+ International Film Festivals.
Subject: Poverty
Poverty Developing countries
Poor Developing countries
Poverty Government policy
Genre: Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films -- United States.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Northwest Indian College.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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