Poverty Documentaries

We have 38 documentaries tagged as poverty available for you to consume.

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Filthy Cities

Filthy Cities

Dan Snow gets down and dirty in the murky histories of London, Paris and New York, exploring thei...

6.4 Views: 9,083
History

Poverty in Chicago

Poverty in Chicago

Directed and Produced by Brian Schodorf this film is an exploration of how the drug afflicted hom...

8.4 Views: 7,557
Society

The End of Poverty

The End of Poverty

Global poverty did not just happen. It began with military conquest, slavery and colonization tha...

8.3 Views: 3,968
Society

When Ireland Starved

When Ireland Starved

Here is an unflinching look at the causes and results of poverty in Ireland culminating in the gr...

6.4 Views: 27,703
History

The Crash of 1929

The Crash of 1929

By 1929, Charles Mitchell, President of the National City Bank (which would become Citibank), had...

7.1 Views: 28,319
Conspiracy

House of Numbers - Anatomy of an Epidemic (Trailer)

House of Numbers - Anatomy of an Epidemic (Trailer)

In House of Numbers: Anatomy of an Epidemic, an AIDS film like no other, the HIV/AIDS story is be...

4.7 Views: 3,513
Health

Artscape - Jungle Music

Artscape - Jungle Music

Classical music was introduced into Bolivia by Jesuit priests, but the tradition faded. It is now...

6.5 Views: 5,317
Art and Music

Nepal - Raising the Red Flag

Nepal - Raising the Red Flag

Nepali government must address the needs of a marginalized and disaffected population if peace is...

9.0 Views: 2,115
Society

Haiti - The Island That Ate Itself

Haiti - The Island That Ate Itself

Aidan Hartley visits a country locked in a vicious cycle of environmental disaster, hunger, pover...

2.3 Views: 2,971
Society

Kenya's Human Time Bomb

Kenya's Human Time Bomb

Aidan Hartley finds the government, UN and NGOs all refusing to acknowledge the high birthrate a...

Views: 1,569
Society

Toughest Place to be a Bin Man

Toughest Place to be a Bin Man

British workers perform their regular jobs in some of the world's most demanding locations. Londo...

7.0 Views: 4,026
Society

Witness - Teen Miners

Witness - Teen Miners

Jorge Mollinedo and Alex Choque are best friends. They have worked together in the tin mines of B...

7.5 Views: 1,925
Society

Witness - Stranded - The Stateless Haitians

Witness - Stranded - The Stateless Haitians

For many Haitians fleeing poverty at home and looking for work in the cane fields, the Dominican ...

4.0 Views: 2,249
Society

Witness - Man from the Mountains of the Moon

Witness - Man from the Mountains of the Moon

Clovis Kabaseke is determined to save his community in Western Uganda from both malaria and pover...

5.2 Views: 1,960
Society