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The end of poverty? : think again

Author: Beth PortelloPhilippe DiazMartin SheenClifford W CobbCinema Libre Studio.All authors
Publisher: [Canoga Park, CA] : Cinema Libre Studio ; [Los Angeles] : Cinema Libre Distribution, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Special educational edView all editions and formats
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Explains how global poverty began with military conquest, slavery, and colonization that resulted in the seizure of land, minerals, and forced labor. Today's financial crisis is a direct consequence of these unchallenged policies that have lasted centuries. Features expert insights from Nobel Prize winners, acclaimed authors, university professors, government ministers, and the leaders of social movements.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Beth Portello; Philippe Diaz; Martin Sheen; Clifford W Cobb; Cinema Libre Studio.; Cinema Libre Distribution.; Robert Schalkenbach Foundation.
ISBN: 1595871292 9781595871299
OCLC Number: 607313443
Language Note: In English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Swahili and local dialects with English subtitles.
Notes: Originally released as a documentary in 2008.
Subtitle taken from disc label.
Official Selection, Cannes Film Festival (Critics' Week 2008).
A companion guide for this film is "Why Global Poverty?" by Clifford W. Cobb and Philippe Diaz published by Robert Schalkenbach Foundation and Cinema Libre Studio (2009).
Special features: Downloadable study guide at www.theendofpoverty.com ; DVD-ROM content (resources & transcript) ; extended interviews with Susan George, Chalmers Johnson, HWO Okoth Ogendo, and Gitu wa Kahengeri ; previews.
Credits: Director of photography, Philippe Diaz ; editor, Tom Von Doom ; original score, Cristian Bettler, Max Soussan.
Performer(s): Martin Sheen, narrator.
Description: 1 videodisc (104 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; All Region NTSC ; widescreen (16:9) presentation ; stereo.
Other Titles: Why global poverty?
Responsibility: Cinema Libre Distribution presents a Cinema Libre Studio production in association with Robert Schalkenbach Foundation ; produced by Beth Portello ; written and directed by Philippe Diaz.

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Explains how global poverty began with military conquest, slavery, and colonization that resulted in the seizure of land, minerals, and forced labor. Today's financial crisis is a direct consequence of these unchallenged policies that have lasted centuries. Features expert insights from Nobel Prize winners, acclaimed authors, university professors, government ministers, and the leaders of social movements.

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