This film will use a radical combination of treated archive, live action and animation to look at mankind’s periodic efforts to alleviate poverty. Focusing on key moments or eras, the film will be constructed around ten chapters and will be an ironic and incisive look back at the story of global inequality. From Biblical times, through the middle ages, colonialism, the great depression, the welfare state and globalisation, this history of poverty will be told with anecdote and