Poor Us - An Animated History of Poverty

Documentary

Do we know what poverty is?

Poor Us – An Animated History of Poverty

Poor Us – An Animated History of Poverty

The poor may always have been with us, but attitudes towards them have changed. Beginning in the Neolithic Age Ben Lewis’ film takes us through the changing world of poverty. You go to sleep, you dream, you become poor through the ages. And when you awake, what can you say about poverty now? There are still very poor people, to be sure, but the new poverty has more to do with inequality…

The Why Poverty? series:

Education Education

Park Avenue – Money Power and the American Dream

Give Us the Money

Welcome to the World

Solar Mamas

Stealing Africa

Land Rush

Poor Us – An Animated History of Poverty

Director Ben Lewis
Producers Femke Volting & Bruno Felix
Produced by Submarine Pictures
Duration 52 min.
Year of Production 2012
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