Park Avenue
Park AvenueAlex Gibney // USA // 58 min

Why Poverty?
Thu, 24 Apr • Kineforum TIM • 15:00*
Fri, 25 Apr • Salihara • 19:00*
Sat, 26 Apr • TIM XXI 4 • 21:30
*Q&A with Don Edkins, the Executive Producer of Why Poverty? after screening

740 Park Ave, New York City is home to some of the wealthiest Americans. Across the Harlem River, is the other Park Avenue in South Bronx, where more than half the population needs food stamps and children are 20 times more likely to be killed.

Alex Gibney is an award-winning documentary filmmaker with a passion to portray difficult subjects. He is the winner of an Academy Award for Best Documentary for Taxi to the Dark Side, which was part of the Why Democracy? series.