Great news for Poverty, Inc. The film is an official selection at IDFA, (International Documentary Festival Amsterdam) and part of the “Best of the Fests category of “films that have made waves on the international circuit this year.” IDFA is the largest documentary film festival in the world and and one of the most prestigious so we are very excited to be screening there later this month.
In other news Co-Producer, Mark Weber is on a 60 day screening tour around the country. Director of Photography, Simon Scionka and I have also been going to screenings around the country. We are partnering TUGG, Whole Foods, Hope International, Trades of Hope and others screenings and in ten days we screened the film 25 times! Visit the Poverty, Inc website to see a list of upcoming events or learn how you can organize a screening.
Students are also stepping up with screenings at Stanford, MIT, Yale, Northwestern, UPenn, Notre Dame, Cornell, and others including a recent screening with over 350 people for the kick off of “Africa Week” at Harvard Business School.
On October 23rd I was in Washington DC for a screening and interesting discussion with a group of about 100 Fellows from Global Health Corps a group founded by Barbara Bush and the next day traveled to San Francisco for a lecture and screening in Marin County at the Larkspur Theater.