Poverty Documentaries

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

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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: 28,318
Conspiracy

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 Corporation

The Corporation

The Corporation is a Canadian documentary film written by University of British Columbia law prof...

7.8 Views: 23,391
Conspiracy

The Cannibal Warlords of Liberia

The Cannibal Warlords of Liberia

VICE travels to West Africa to rummage through the messy remains of a country ravaged by 14 years...

7.2 Views: 15,594
Crime

Child Prostitution - South Africa

Child Prostitution - South Africa

Dec 1998 Child prostitution is rife in South Africa. It's a means of survival for impoverished to...

5.3 Views: 11,177
Society

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

Los Zetas Cartel

Los Zetas Cartel

Gabriel Cardona and Rosalio 'Bart' (as in Bart Simpson) Reta are American citizens of the border ...

5.0 Views: 7,373
Crime

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

A Place At The Table

A Place At The Table

A Place at the Table is a well-reported documentary that raises important questions about the sta...

7.9 Views: 5,196
Society

Girl Killers India: Female Infanticide

Girl Killers India: Female Infanticide

Girl Killers - India: The women who are fighting against the Indian tradition of female infantici...

6.8 Views: 4,243
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: 4,025
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: 3,967
Society

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

Chocolate City

Chocolate City

In this 45 minute-long documentary film-makers Sam Wild and Ellie Walton address the issue of gen...

8.2 Views: 3,273
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