What Is Philanthropy? © 2016

Purchase the film on DVD or Blu-Ray through Indiana University Pressiu-press-logoPhilanthropy is synonymous with American history, principles, and culture; yet it remains an evolving and largely misunderstood topic. What Is Philanthropy? is a feature length documentary that portrays and discusses the concept of giving within the American context through a critical lens and a variety of perspectives including:

  • Mike Farrell, actor known for his roles in M*A*S*H and Providence
  • NFL quarterback Alex Smith
  • Evelyn Lauder from the Estee’ Lauder Companies
  • Civil Rights Leader Dr. William G. Anderson
  • Nell Newman, co-founder of Newman’s Own Organics
  • US Senator Charles Grassley
  • Leading scholars
  • Average citizens

Four special features included with the feature length film.

Subtitles available in:

  • English (SDH)
  • French
  • Mandarin
  • Spanish

The film was an official selection of four film festivals and a nominee for an Eclipse Award.

A Thought Provoking Films Production © 2016

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