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You’ll never look at poverty and the Third World the same again.
— Michael Moore, Filmmaker
Moving. I confess there were parts where I cried.
— Russ Roberts, EconTalk
You made me so proud to be an African woman. 
Thank you for the brutal but necessary and empowering truth.
— Dany Masado, Health Professional | Cameroon


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

A diverse and instructive collection of real-world case studies ... Poverty, Inc. provides genuine food for thought.
— Peter Debruge, Variety

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Compulsory viewing for anyone interested in social issues.
— Rathna Ramamurthi, India | Harvard Law School
The film had an incredible impact on all of us. I will definitely operate differently in the field.
— Myra Khan, Pakistan | World Bank

Michael Matheson Miller and Simon Scionka (Director of Photography) capturing the beautiful landscapes of Ghana.

Michael Matheson Miller and Simon Scionka (Director of Photography) capturing the beautiful landscapes of Ghana.

Meet the filmmakers

Michael Matheson Miller is the Director / Producer of POVERTY, INC. and a Research Fellow at the Acton Institute, a think tank focused on the intersection between market economics and moral philosophy and theology. He writes and speaks extensively on issues of development, political economy, religion, and culture. He previously taught philosophy and political science at Ave Maria College in Nicaragua and was the chair of the philosophy and theology department. Michael holds graduate degrees in philosophy, international development, and international business. He has lived and traveled in Europe, Asia, Africa, and Latin America. He has been featured on FOX Business, CNBC, Russ Roberts, and numerous radio shows. He has been published inThe New York Post, The Washington Times, The LA Daily News, The Detroit News, and Real Clear Politics.

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