Poverty, Inc. | Dallas, Tx

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Join us Friday, October 28th for a screening of the award-winning documentary, Poverty, Inc. at 7:00 PM.

Faith@Work Summit
Main Ballroom
Westin Galleria - 13340 Dallas Parkway, Dallas, TX 75240

Program: Screening starts at 7:00 PM.

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/faithwork-summit-2016-october-27-29-tickets-19793221057?aff=FAWS16

Watch the film trailer: https://vimeo.com/109863354

Share with your friends on Twitter and Facebook using the hashtag #PovertyINC

Website: http://www.povertyinc.org/

POVERTY, INC. has earned 40 international film festival honors including a "Best of Fests" selection at IDFA Amsterdam - the biggest documentary festival in the world.

FILM SYNOPSIS

“I see multiple colonial governors,” says Ghanaian software entrepreneur Herman Chinery-Hesse of the international development establishment in Africa. “We are held captive by the donor community.”

The West has positioned itself as the protagonist of development, giving rise to a vast multi-billion dollar poverty industry — the business of doing good has never been better.

Yet the results have been mixed, in some cases even catastrophic, and leaders in the developing world are growing increasingly vocal in calling for change. Drawing from over 200 interviews filmed in 20 countries, Poverty, Inc. unearths an uncomfortable side of charity we can no longer ignore.

From TOMs Shoes to international adoptions, from solar panels to U.S. agricultural subsidies, the film challenges each of us to ask the tough question: Could I be part of the problem?
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By: Poverty, Inc.

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