Skip to content

5 Documentaries About Poverty

povertyDo you want to learn more about the complex issues of poverty but aren’t really sure where to start? Our staff recommend these documentaries. We’re always looking for new resources – are there films that have been helpful to you in learning about poverty?

1. A Place at the Table

2. The End of Poverty?

3. My Brother’s Keeper

4. The Line

5. Roger & Me

One Comment (Add Yours)

  1. There are two documentaries on Netflix that I watched that really helped open my eyes to what those who are homeless have to go through. One was “Lost Angels: Skid Row Is My Home” and the other was “Tent City, USA.”

  • Take Action

  • Year in the Life

  • Latest News Blog

    • Sitting on the Stoop

        When I was younger I would watch all kinds of movies where I saw people sitting outside on the front porch in a yard chair, on [...] Read More

    • Why I Work For Mission Year

        For much of my life, I had a deep longing to be part of an authentic community that was serious about living out their faith and [...] Read More

    • Still I Will Worship

      Yesterday, a song by Shane and Shane randomly popped into my head. Out of no where. But also, at just the right time. Some of the [...] Read More

  • blog-submissions-ad
  • Archives

  • Twitter

  • Newsletters

  • Catch Up with Mission Year