Poverty, Inc.

PRESENTED BY: Meaningful Movies of Issaquah
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6:30 PM, Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Location: Issaquah Highlands, WA (click for map)

Fighting poverty is big business. But who profits the most?

“I see multiple colonial governors,” says Ghanaian software entrepreneur Herman Chinery-Hesse of the international development establishment. “We are held captive by the donor community.”

The West has made itself the protagonist of development, giving rise to a multibillion dollar poverty industry. From TOMs Shoes to international adoptions, from solar panels to U.S. food aid, the film challenges each of us to ask the tough question: Could I be part of the problem?

Screening is free, but donations are gladly accepted to help cover costs.

Release Year: 2016

Running Time: 1h 34min

Director: Michael Matheson Miller

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