Give us the money

Bosse Lindquist, Sweden, 2012

52 min.Documentary

From Live Aid to Make Poverty History, celebrities have become activists against poverty. Bob Geldof and Bono have been the most prominent voices advocating on behalf of the poor. But have the concerts and campaigns really lifted millions out of poverty? Geldof, Bono and Bill Gates speak candidly about how to lobby effectively and how to play to the politicians weaknesses for glitz and popularity.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Original title Give us the money
Danish title Send flere penge!
Other titles Why poverty? - Give Us the Money, Hvorfor fattigdom? - Send flere penge!
Keywords Charity, Poverty, Lobbyism, Africa
Director Bosse Lindquist
Screenplay Bosse Lindquist
Producer David Herdies
Director of Photography Sven Lindahl
Editor Rodney Guest
Sound Kalle Wachtmeister
Composer Andreas Kleerup, Markus Enochson
Appearances Bono, Bob Geldof
Production country Sweden
Dialogue language Danish,English
Production companies Steps International
Domestic distribution Det Danske Filminstitut, DR TV
TV release 25.11.2012, DR, vises i ugen ml. 25/11 - 02/12/2012
DFI subsidy Konsulentstøtte
Danish rating Allowed for children over the age of 11


Production companies Steps International
Co-producer ZDF, BBC, SVT, YLE TV1, DR TV, VPRO - Television, The Open University, ARTE, NHK
With support from Det Danske Filminstitut
Domestic distribution Det Danske Filminstitut, DR TV


Direction Bosse Lindquist


Script Bosse Lindquist


Producer David Herdies
Post-production manager Jonas Goldmann
Production assistant Jessica Jalmo
Production assistant Albin Borking


Cinematography Sven Lindahl


Stills Momento Film


Editing Rodney Guest


Music Andreas Kleerup
Music Markus Enochson


Sound designer Kalle Wachtmeister


Voiceover Pooneh Ghoddoosi


Appearance Bono
Appearance Bob Geldof

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