An official selection at the IDFA in Amsterdam WHY POVERTY is a short film by Wilbur Sargunaraj, India's first Youtube star, who takes us on an enlightening and irreverent journey through what poverty means in India. Asking hard questions about caste and addressing Taboo subjects Wilbur is never afraid to rock the boat. The film shot in Madurai and Kolkata looks at 3 main points. What is poverty? The Causes of poverty and solutions to poverty-ending with a catchy music video on poverty. The film premiered at the IDFA in Amsterdam in 2012 and was presented by Oxfam.

Director: Adrien Roche
Producer: Q (Qaushiq Mukherjee)
Produced by Overdose Art & Steps International
Music by Wilbur Sargunaraj. Bass: Rich Brown, Guitar: Patrick Whelan. Download the poverty song on iTunes

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