Award-winning documentary “Poverty, Inc.” to be shown on campus

Adrian Leuthauser

Kent State will host the award-winning documentary, “Poverty, Inc.” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday in Oscar Ritchie Hall.

Following the screening, filmmaker Mark Weber will be in attendance for a Q&A discussion, according to

According to the film’s synopsis, Poverty, Inc., explores those that profit off of fighting poverty and draws from over 200 interviews shot in 20 different countries.

The film has received 40 international honors and was recently selected to the “Best of Fests” category in the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA).

The showing is free and open to the public. For tickets, register at

Adrian Leuthauser is the CAED reporter for The Kent Stater, contact him at [email protected]