SHORT FILMS

These 34 short films by emerging filmmakers from around the world further explores the eight documentary topics of WHY POVERTY? 

How do you change the world? 

Wilbur Goes Poor: Episode 03

Wilbur, India’s first YouTube star, looks at poverty and inequality India.

Finding Josephine

A family from the UK visits a child in Uganda who they have supported for three years.

The Crisis and The Sunglasses

A family in Greece suffers the fallout of the financial crisis.

Holiday From Poverty

What does it mean to take a holiday – when you never had one?
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How much inequality is too much?

Town And Country

What’s an education worth?

Mama Illegal

A mother has to leave her family behind to find work abroad.

Poop On Poverty

Great photo opportunity or harsh reality?

Mauá Surroundings

A new way to fight homelessness.
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What does an education get you?

Afghan Girl

A young Afghan girl is herding sheep. Why isn’t she at school?

Miseducation

Follow a young girl on her way to school in South Africa.

Colours In The Dust

A young boy turns to painting in the aftermath of the Haitian earthquake.

Birhan’s Story

Birhan Woldu’s picture was beamed around the world during Live Aid.
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Is it worse to be born poor than to die poor?

New Poor

A family loses its business due to the financial crisis in Spain.

Love And Rubbish

What’s it like to grow up on a rubbish dump?

The Car’s Got To Go

People like to drive decent cars. Can they afford them?

This Is Camden Calling

A group of homeless and vulnerable people form a band.
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How do you feed the world?

Waste

Why can’t we feed the world?

Morris’ Bag

How do we cope with the growing demand on land and resources?

God is Rain

What happens when the water runs out?

Hunger for Profit

Why are crops the best performing investments?

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Are women better at getting out of poverty than men?

In your Hands

Surrounded by violence, what do you do?

The Thread

Can microfinance fix a 15th birthday?

A Beggar’s Loan

Chabna used to beg to stay alive. Now her life has changed.

Sea Gypsies

what if you were forced to leave your home?
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Do we know what poverty is?

Wilbur Goes Poor 1

Wilbur, India’s first YouTube star, looks at poverty and inequality in India.

Wilbur Goes Poor 2

WILBUR, INDIA’S FIRST YOUTUBE STAR, LOOKS AT POVERTY AND INEQUALITY IN INDIA.

Voices Bolivia

What do you have in your heart?

Voices South Africa

WHAT DO YOU HAVE IN YOUR HEART?

OK Brothers

worst job in the world?

A Girl’s Day

A teenager needs space to grow.
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How much profit is fair?

The Barrel

Growing up in a floating village in an immense oil reserve

Coal Boy

A child miner dreams of digging to the ‘other end of the world’

Whose Land?

Land Grab or Business Opportunity?

Lullaby

Sleep well with Deutsche Bank?
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