Ben Lewis at Docville International Film Festival 2013

Ben Lewis at Docville International Film Festival 2013

on Apr 29, 2013 No Comments

Two of Ben’s films will feature in this year’s Docville – a first for any director.

Poor Us: An Animated History of Poverty

Poor Us: An Animated History of Poverty

on Nov 28, 2012 10 Comments

“Poor Us” is a global overview of the history of the poor people, from 10,000BC to today’s era of globalisation. Animation, interviews, motion graphics and archive are combined in this innovative, mould-breaking documentary which imagines the history of poverty as a never-ending dream – nightmare. “Poor Us” – not poor them – makes you, the viewer, […]

Poor Us on TV

Poor Us on TV

on Nov 27, 2012 No Comments

Ben’s new documentary Poor Us: an animated history of poverty is shown on 72 different TV channels worldwide, all part of the film series Why Poverty?. Tuesday, 27 November 2012, 21.05: ARTE (Germany/France) Wednesday, 28 November 2012, 22.30: BBC4 (UK)