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Saturday, November 15 • 12:00pm - 1:44pm
Poverty Inc. (99 min.) + Melancholic Park (5 min.)

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Melancholic Park
(Russian Federation) 5 min. (2014) Experimental, Music Video
DIR Kai Waker, Natalia Maslova CAST Eduard Krakov
A mystical man on a lake makes a ruthless and sarcastic invitation to all people to calm down from the hectic life in the ephemeral park to sleep and embody all their unrealized dreams, desires and ambitions.

Poverty Inc.
(USA) 99 min. (2013) Documentary Full-length Feature
DIR Michael Matheson Miller  
The West has positioned itself as the protagonist of the development narrative. But the results have been mixed, in some cases even catastrophic, and developing world leaders have become increasingly vocal in calling for change. Drawing on perspectives gathered from over 150 interviews shot over 4 years in 20 countries, "Poverty, Inc." explores the hidden side of doing good. From disaster relief to TOMs Shoes, from adoptions to agricultural subsidies, "Poverty, Inc." follows the butterfly effect of our most well-intentioned efforts and pulls back the curtain on the poverty industrial complex - the multi-billion dollar market of NGOs, multilateral agencies, and for-profit aid contractors. Are we catalyzing development or are we propagating a system in which the poor stay poor while the rich get hipper?



Saturday November 15, 2014 12:00pm - 1:44pm
Heritage Center B 105 N. 100 E., Cedar City, Ut 84720