The End of Poverty? Synopsis
Filmmaker Philippe Diaz examines the root causes of global poverty.
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The End of Poverty?

By gherman14
A moving film that depicts the historical background of world poverty and illustrates how the monopolization of land and resources has created and increasingly exacerbated the inequitable...

Compassion is do-able

By mooveezluvr
The more you learn about it the more you realize that Poverty is a byproduct, a symptom, of lack of compassion. It does not have to exist, there is enough for everyone....

A Meaningful and Moving Documentary

By lightlaughter
Brilliant, powerful, scholarly! Moving and haunting, despite the absence of cheap appeals to inspire sympathy. This film builds on interviews with scholars, experts, and disenfranchised people,...

End of Poverty

By jeffrey2j
Hello World, This is a brilliant film that peels away the facade of the sysytem we so cherish.... 1 million stars for this one!!...

The End of Poverty?

By seeker27
An important film. Moving, educational, brilliant....

End to Poverty?

By duvidel
Moving, intormative, thought-provoking. Shifted the way I see the world....

I wish this movie had been made 30 years ago...

By ogma16
I thought it was extremely funny that one person wrote a negative review because the movie was not about the "end of poverty" Apparently they failed to realize the giant question mark in the title...

Getting to the root cause, rather than nibbling on the leaves

By LVTfan
This film provides a very different way of understanding why we have poverty in the world, from what most people who talk about poverty are proposing, and thus suggests that in order to eliminate...

The End of Poverty

By farmernik
The film had nothing to do with the END of poverty. One of the worst documentaries I've seen....

The End of Poverty?--The Problem Persists

By dianapaul
Global poverty did not just happen. Yet the overwhelming magnitude of poverty seems unsolvable. Can we really end poverty within our current economic system? In this award-winning documentary,...

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