Documentaries about people and their worlds

The Business of Development Aid

- The Virtue of Multinationals

A film by Caroline Nokel and Valentin Thurn

Production for NDR and ARTE

Exclusive preview on 2nd May 2017:
Zülpicher Straße 24
50674 Köln
More information in german here: Allerweltskino

TV screening on 9th May 2017:
20:15, ARTE

More information in german and the stream with english subtitles here: ARTE

Special Prize of the Jury at the NaturVision Film Festival in Ludwigsburg (July 2018)

The private sector is increasingly engaged into public development aid. Facing a decrease in natural resources while the demand is growing, it is time to integrate corporate goals into those of development politics, politicians and entrepreneurs proclaim. World’s poverty and hunger can only be overcome, if the economy takes over and produces more food worldwide, they say.

The documentary, that is produced for the German TV-Channel “Arte”, takes a look at the efficiency of public-private partnerships in the development sector.  How do less developed countries profit from big private investments into their agriculture? How can you link the demand for profit and the goal to decrease hunger worldwide?

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