DISASTER CAPITALISM

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One-off

: Social Issues
: Antony LOEWENSTEIN & Thor NEUREITER
: MEDIA STOCKADE
: Download
: 2017
: One off, HD, 16/9
: 1x52', 1xTRAILER

When international Aid meets business, where does the money injected really go and who really gains? A 5 year investigative journey traveling to Haiti, Afghanistan and Papua New Guinea which reveals the pitfalls of international aid money and uncovers the ramifications of disaster capitalism. This eye opening film gives hints on alternative models empowering locally those most affected and will leave viewers provoked. Best-selling journalist and author Antony Loewenstein joins award-winning filmmaker Thor Neureiter through the world of shady miners, resilient locals and secretive governments.

Pitch selected at HOTDOCS Forum 2016

Antony Loewenstein is an Australian independent freelance journalist, author, documentarian and blogger. He is a columnist for the Guardian and he has also written for the NY Times, the Washington Post and many others. He regularly appears on TV and radio for Al Jazeera English, the BBC and ABC Australia. He's the author of three best-selling books My Israel Question, The Blogging Revolution and Profits of Doom: How to vulture Capitalism is Swallowing the World. Disaster Capitalism is adapted from his last published book, and was selected for the prestigious 2016 Hot Docs film festival.

 

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