The Divide, which tells the story of 7 individuals striving for a better life in modern day USA and UK (where the top 0.1% owns as much wealth as the bottom 90%) has been described as “a good balance between an academic exploration of rising inequality, and the effects on ordinary people’s lives” by BBC World Service. It arrives at an opportune moment given the Panama tax scandal…
Directed by Katharine Round (The Citizens Network, London Recruits), The Divide will arrive in UK cinemas from April 22. Its tale of seven individuals sheds light on how our lives are controlled by one deciding factor: wealth.
In a world where the CEO of Walmart earns 1,000 times the average income of his sales assistants, this documentary urges the audience to take a stand against the ego-driven economy which puts profit ahead of principles. This isn’t based on real life, this is real life.
The Divide arrives in UK cinemas April 22.