If you're groggy from all the preaching about "third world poverty" and what you can do; what your government can do - and perhaps even more grinding, the guilt-driven statements about what you and we should do . . . but, through all of this, you still care, then this presentation is for you. Facts, perspective, solutions presented graphically (probably the most effective public presentation of graphs I've seen), dramatically and entertainingly.
Hans Rosling is a doctor and researcher but I doubt if you'd feel impelled to check his credentials. His kind of authority, much of it gained in 20 years of working directly in various parts of Africa, cannot be faked.
I've noticed that I tend not to watch movies or read books that a lot of people rave about, I think because I know I'll be disappointed, so, at this point I will shut up. Enjoy the video: