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 (86 minutes) 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.

Over 15 scene selections from the main menu.

Subtitles available in:

  • English (SDH)
  • French
  • Mandarin
  • Spanish