Eight documentaries by award winning filmmakers.
Do we know what poverty is? (58mins)
Born poor, die poor? (58mins)
How much inequality is too much? (58mins)
How do you feed the world? (58mins)
How do you change the world? (58mins)
How much profit is fair? (58mins)
Are women better at getting out of poverty than men? (58mins)
What does an education get you? (58mins)
Short documentaries by filmmakers from all around the world.
Kenya: can you feed a family out of bag?
Russia: if you live in poverty, can you afford to dream?
Uruguay: can microfinance fix a 15th birthday?
India: is this poverty?
South Africa: What would you risk to get an education?
Kenya: what happens when the water runs out?
Colombia: surrounded by violence, what do you do?
India: great photo opportunity or harsh reality?
China: is the grass always greener?
Haiti: can a boy paint his way out of poverty?
Afghanistan: Teacher? Engineer? Shepherd?
Germany: do the poor sleep well?
India: how do YOU deal with poverty?
India: caste - a cause of poverty and discrimination?
Global: why can't we feed the world?
Uganda: who benefits from charity?
Spain: who are the new poor?
USA/Kenya: how can you make money out of hunger?
Bolivia: what do you have in your heart?
South Africa: what keeps you going?
India: digging to the other end of the world?
India: worst job in the world?
Malaysia: the cost of tourism?
Venezuela: sink or swim?
Greece: is anyone safe from poverty?
Bangladesh: from begging to business?
Moldova: love or money?
Brazil: a new way to fight homelessness
UK: I've come about your car...
UK: Imagine you'd never been on holiday
Ethiopia: The “Poster Girl for Starvation”
Mali: Land Grab or Business Opportunity?
Brazil: A teenager needs space to grow.
There's nothing worse than having nowhere
Does it matter where you're born?
Whose nightmare is it?
Other films including news clips and debates and events.
The discussion from our launch at the UN
The best of the discussion from our UN launch
Debate in Copenhagen, 14 November
Why Poverty? BBC World Debate - 24 November
19 November 2012
20 November 2012
21 November 2012
Give us the Money - Why Poverty?
Join a global debate! Watch amazing films! Ask why!!
Do we know what poverty is?
Is it worse to be born poor than to die poor?
How do you change the world?
What does an education get you?
How much profit is fair?
How much inequality is too much?
Are women better at getting out of poverty than men?
How do you feed the world?