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Davis Guggenheim & Derek Doneen: Many People Are Un-Banked

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Davis Guggenheim won an Academy Award for the documentary ‘An Inconvenient Truth.’ Derek Doneen worked with him on ‘Waiting For Superman.’ Now they have a new documentary called ‘Spent: Looking For Change’ about the millions of Americans forced to pay high fees to get access to their own money.

Fun facts about Davis Guggenheim: (Source: Wikipedia)

1) He is an American film director and producer. His credits as a producer and director include Training Day, The Shield, Alias, 24, NYPD Blue, ER, Deadwood, and Party of Five and the documentaries An Inconvenient Truth, The Road We've Traveled and Waiting for 'Superman'. Since 2006, Guggenheim is the only filmmaker to release three different documentaries that were ranked within the top 100 highest-grossing documentaries of all time (An Inconvenient Truth, It Might Get Loud, and Waiting for 'Superman').

2) Guggenheim joined the crew of the HBO western drama Deadwood as a producer and director for the first season in 2004. The series was created by David Milch and focused on a growing town in the American West. Guggenheim directed the episodes "Deep Water", "Reconnoitering the Rim","Plague" and "Sold Under Sin". Guggenheim left the crew at the end of the first season.

3) He directed Barack Obama's biographical film, which aired during the Democratic National Convention, and Obama's infomercial, which was broadcast on October 29, 2008. In 2012, he released The Road We've Traveled, a 17-minute short film on the president.

‘Spent: Looking For Change’ is available now on YouTube.

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