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Dark Money (2018)

TV-14 | | Documentary | 13 July 2018 (USA)
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DARK MONEY, a political thriller, examines one of the greatest present threats to American democracy: the influence of untraceable corporate money on our elections and elected officials. ... See full summary »

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Kimberly Reed
2 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »

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Jon Tester ... Self - US Senator, Montana (D)
Debra Bonogofsky ... Self - Republican Candidate for Montana Legislature
Jim Peterson ... Self - Montana Senate President (R)
Ellie Hill ... Self - Montana State Representative (D)
Amanda Curtis ... Self - Montana State Representative (D)
Llew Jones ... Self - Montana State Senator (R), finance chair
John Adams ... Self - Investigative Journalist, Great Falls Trubine
John Ward ... Self - former Montana State Representative (R)
Ed Bender ... Self - Executive Director, National Institute of Money in State Politics
Ann Ravel ... Self - Former FEC Commissioner
Chuck Johnson ... Self - Lees Newspapers, State Bureau Chief
Jonathan Motl ... Self - Commissioner of Political Practices
Steve Bullock ... Self - Governor of Montana (as Gov. Steve Bullock)
Mike Wheat ... Self - Montana Supreme Court Justice
Rick Vadi ... Self - Montana Voter
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DARK MONEY, a political thriller, examines one of the greatest present threats to American democracy: the influence of untraceable corporate money on our elections and elected officials. The film takes viewers to Montana--a front line in the fight to preserve fair elections nationwide--to follow an intrepid local journalist working to expose the real-life impact of the US Supreme Court's Citizens United decision. Through this gripping story, DARK MONEY uncovers the shocking and vital truth of how American elections are bought and sold. This Sundance award-winning documentary is directed/produced by Kimberly Reed (PRODIGAL SONS) and produced by Katy Chevigny (E-TEAM).

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Follow the money.

Genres:

Documentary

Certificate:

TV-14

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lousy reporting leaving out 90% of a phenomena
10 July 2019 | by random-70778See all my reviews

Even Open Secrets shows less than 10% of "Dark Money" is corporate. More of it is from unions and the MOST is from foundations and supposed charities that are actually highly political. This is lousy reporting leaving out 90% of a phenomena because the data show the large majority of corporate money goes to Democrats.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 July 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Montana, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,100, 15 July 2018

Gross USA:

$217,932

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$217,932
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