Archive, Film Series

“The End of Poverty?” Sunday, Sept 23, 7PM

This award-winning film asks why today 20% of the planet’s population uses 80% of its resources and consumes 30% more than the planet can regenerate?

Showing takes place at the Peace & Justice Center, 96 Harlow Street at 7 PM. Discussion will follow.

Download the flyer here.

The End of Poverty?
 is a daring, thought-provoking and very timely documentary by award-winning filmmaker, Philippe Diaz.

The film reveals that poverty is not an accident. It began with military conquest, slavery and colonization that resulted in the seizure of land, minerals and forced labor.

Today, global poverty has reached new levels because of unfair debt, trade and tax policies — in other words, wealthy countries exploiting the weaknesses of poor, developing countries.

For more info, call 942-9343.