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Traverse City Film Festival (TCFF) founder and president Michael Moore announced dates for the 14th annual edition, running July 31 to August 5, along the ... the festival every year, introducing screenings, moderating panels, and bringing the top talents in the world of film to this small lakeside community.
“Joe is known by many independent filmmakers for his accomplishments,” said TCFF founder and award-winning filmmaker Michael Moore. “That we could get one the key people from the world's premiere film festival and institution to come here and do this was a blessing, a stroke of luck and the stars ...

Michael Moore explored the issue in 2002 film Bowling for Columbine, which has made numerous “best documentary film” lists. The issue is far from resolved nearly 20 years later: The Network for Public Education advocacy group claims that since the massacre, over 150,000 students attending K-12 ...
Kevin Michael Moore was born in Cleveland and grew up in Texas and St. Louis. ... That included opening up the paper's popular “Beat Siskel” Oscar contest, in which readers would attempt to outguess then-Tribune movie columnist Gene Siskel's Academy Awards picks, to online submissions in 1996.
Critics Consensus: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold plays smartly to Spurlock's strengths, and the result is a breezy, albeit not particularly enlightening documentary. Synopsis: ... Synopsis: Michael Moore returns to controversial territory with this documentary examining the events that led to the global financial crisis. Bob.
Moore mocked Trump one day after the FBI raided the office of Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen, seizing records about Cohen's $130,000 payment to adult film star Stormy Daniels. “Mr. President, it's now been nearly 24 hours since the renegade prosecutor Robert Mueller illegally raided the offices of your ...

The final project that won't be in the bankruptcy proceedings, but is as frozen as everything else, is Fahrenheit 11/9, the Michael Moore-directed documentary film about Donald Trump's surprising presidential election win, and all that has followed. TWC made a deal for distribution, but the deal for the picture ...
Filmmaker and adamant progressive Michael Moore is blasting the "corporate media" for focusing on scandalous and sensational stories such as the Russia investigation and President Donald Trump's legal battle with adult film actress Stormy Daniels. The remarks came during a live town hall event about ...
Today saw a bountiful harvest of trailers dropping onto YouTube like so many overripe fruits, with delights including a new documentary on the living saint that was Fred Rogers, another on a real-life exorcist from The Exorcist director William Friedkin, a clue to the whereabouts of Hawkeye (he's been busy ...
Michael Moore: Russia, Stormy Daniels stories are 'shiny keys to distract us' ... Liberal documentarian Michael Moore slammed heavy "corporate media" coverage devoted to "Russia, Russia, Russia, Russia" and adult-film actress Stormy Daniels on Monday, calling the stories “shiny keys to distract us."
Michael Moore, March of the Penguins 2: The Next Step and Al Gore in An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power. Composite: .... If it looks like they may be spared the indignity of Fox News debates and an Ivanka Trump endorsement, however, that's because the film is being released into a relative void.
When it comes to film festivals, the biggest news of the year has been Michael's Moore's big win of the Palme d'Or at Cannes for Fahrenheit 9/11, his controversial documentary on ... But because Moore has been dominating the spotlight, lots of other Irish movie activity at festivals across the U.S. has gone unnoticed.
The film premiered at the SXSW film festival this week, so I caught up with Green after a screening to hear more about how Social Animals came together, why he deleted all the academic experts from the film, and .... That's why I didn't try to make like a Michael Moore, “Hey, think this way” type of movie.
Nae Pasaran reminded me, just very slightly of Michael Moore's Fahrenheit 9/11 and not just because historical events took place on the same date in different years. I was reminded of it in terms of its context, its occasional humour to balance the horror and its style and whatever you think of that film, people ...
Biden went to a movie at the AMC with his granddaughter who was in town visiting friends. http://bit.ly/2G945MT ... used his Trump Organization email while arranging to transfer money into an account at a Manhattan bank before he wired $130,000 to adult film star Stormy Daniels to buy her silence.
However, this is not a polemical movie in the vein of, say, Michael Moore's anti-gun Bowling for Columbine. The filmmakers talk .... It has been turned into a film due for release this year, joining Ben Fountain's Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (2012), which Ang Lee made into a movie in 2016. Locally, Louis ...
When Michael Moore got his 2003 Oscar for Bowling for Columbine and blasted a “fictitious” president and the war in Iraq, he drew a mixed response and became even more of a hate target than he already was for making the movie. But 15 years later, knowing George W. Bush was illegitimately installed ...

Unfortunately, it's time to take out and rewatch Michael Moore's 2002 Oscar-winning documentary "Bowling for Columbine." On second thought, make it a double feature and watch, perhaps for the first time, his mostly ignored 2015 gem, "Where to Invade Next," for some ever-so-obvious solutions to ...
“For two years running, we've seen major upsets in the best picture category,” says Guy Lodge, chief UK film critic at Variety. ... activist Sacheen Littlefeather to the stage (1973); or when Vanessa Redgrave criticised “Zionist hoodlums” in 1978; or when Michael Moore protested against the Iraq war in 2003, ...
“Good evening, I'm Michael Moore,” said “Shape of Water” director Guillermo del Toro as he strode onstage, going on to introduce the typically animated Desplat by explaining the importance of his music in a film where the two lead characters cannot speak. “When the time came to give them a voice, ...
The political documentary is an established genre popularized by award-winning filmmaker and liberal activist Michael Moore, as well as by indpendent productions like Gasland, the anti-fracking film from 2010 that was nominated for an Academy Award. Following the classic David-and-Goliath story line, ...
Internationally celebrated director, Atsuko Hirayanagi, will be Tom Needham's exclusive guest this Thursday at 6 P.M. on WUSB's 'The Sounds of Film.' ... Past interviewees include Pam Grier, composer Cliff Martinez, director Chris Hegedus, Michael Moore, Big Daddy Kane, James Mtume, director Lizzie ...
When Academy Award-winning documentary director Michael Moore wanted to make a point about the patriarchy, he accidentally made a completely different point about how history is written by men. Moore wanted to honor the fairer sex by saying that women are not inclined to promote death and ...
An estimated 40-plus TWC projects for film and television are in limbo, including a Sylvester Stallone TV series, a Judy Garland biopic, and a movie based on Hasbro's Furby line. While Quentin Tarantino escaped to Sony, he's the outlier. Several producers told IndieWire that New York Attorney General ...
It went on to become the most successful British documentary of all time, and the second-highest grossing documentary released in UK cinemas (the top spot is held by Michael Moore's 2004 Palme d'Or winner Fahrenheit 9/11). The film represented a move away from the music documentary as pure ...
Canadian musical excellence was on display recently at Manhattan's Metropolitan Pavilion. In celebration of the then upcoming Grammy Awards and to create a space for New Yorkers to become more familiar with some of Canada's hottest musical acts, the Canadian Consulate hosted an evening of drinks, ...
... Michael Moore's The Terms of My Surrender on Broadway, the world premiere of Nico Muhly's opera Marnie in London, the West End run of Funny Girl, the Off-Broadway production Love, Love, Love, and the Broadway revival and National Tour of Hedwig and the Angry Inch. His feature film, The Seagull, ...
The news unsettled the specialty film sector as well as many longtime patrons of the six-screen, below-ground mecca. A Milstein rep later affirmed that the Upper West Side space, which the company has owned since 1978, would reopen as a theater following some necessary renovation work in the months ...
EXCLUSIVE: A potential legal battle is brewing between Michael Moore and Harvey and Bob Weinstein over Fahrenheit 11/9, the sequel Moore is making to his 2004 film, which became the biggest grossing documentary of all time. Titled Fahrenheit 11/9 to commemorate the day Donald Trump pulled off a ...
“There are people who argue that this is much ado about nothing,” Anderson Cooper said on 60 Minutes, “that if this was not a story about an adult-film actress and the president of the United States, no one would pay attention.” He was talking about the story of Stormy Daniels, legal name Stephanie Clifford ...
The film follows typical Michael Moore antics: Moore runs around to find people with opposing views on the issues at hand and asks them extremely ... But even though Bowling for Columbine revolves around the idea of gun violence, it is never explicitly stated in the movie that gun law reform is what needs ...
But during the editing of the film, which Harris was doing out of her own apartment, they ran out of money again. A generous donation from the author Terry McMillan, and later some money from the documentarian Michael Moore, to whom Harris had shown a rough cut of the film, pushed the production to ...
film producer and director Michael Moore and The New School economics professor Darrick Hamilton. ADVERTISEMENT. “The goal is twofold: No. 1 is to have a serious discussion on one of the most important issues facing our country, and that is who owns America, who has the power, why the middle ...
... short cartoon titled A brief history of the United States of America – from Michael Moore's Bowling for Columbine documentary – inevitably comes to mind. The animated short film traces the historic and controversial relationship between the Americans and their own fears and, by consequence, with guns.
Michael Moore's documentary “Where to Invade Next” takes viewers to other countries, where residents are treated with far better services than we provide in our country. Most other developed countries provide health care for all, well-paid vacations, maternity and adoption leave, as well as sick leave.
Gotham-based filmmaker Thomas Lennon earned his fourth nomination for “Knife Skills,” which premiered and won the audience award at the Traverse City Film Festival — founded by Michael Moore. “Some stories you dig and dig and research, and sometimes a story tumbles into your lap,” says the ...
... Michael Moore's The Terms of My Surrender on Broadway, the world premiere of Nico Muhly's opera Marnie in London, the West End run of Funny Girl, the Off-Broadway production Love, Love, Love, and the Broadway revival and National Tour of Hedwig and the Angry Inch. His feature film, The Seagull, ...
The news unsettled the specialty film sector as well as many longtime patrons of the six-screen, below-ground mecca. A Milstein rep later affirmed that the Upper West Side space, which the company has owned since 1978, would reopen as a theater following some necessary renovation work in the months ...
I don't know if this had anything to do with it, but it was the next year that Ava DuVernay's movie opened the New York Film Festival. What's happening with the film you said you'd give Michael Moore a role in? We're still trying to get financing. It's still rare to have a black director, writer and producer making ...
Some have. My friend Michael Moore, an early champion of the film, came to my defense when I was detained at LAX en route to the Oscars. The actor Mark Ruffalo has been outspoken about the human suffering caused by Israel's successive wars on Gaza. Alia Shawkat recently tweeted that "Palestine will ...
While in recent years stars have been praised for their Oscar-night advocacy, political activism wasn't always well received by audiences. Before political activism garnered standing ovations and applause, many speeches were not received well, including Michael Moore's anti-Bush acceptance and Marlon ...
Sharjah-based Sohan Roy's 2011 film Dam999 featured three songs on the Oscars' Best Original Song longlist, and was the first Indian movie to be ... with a number of films featuring such subject matter, including Michael Moore's 2004 documentary Fahrenheit 9/11 and 1999's South Park: Bigger, Longer, ...
On the December 4, 2017 episode of /Film Daily, Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film senior writer Ben Pearson and /Film writer Hoai-Tran Bui to discuss the latest news, including the Shazam movie, Ant-Man and The Wasp, Daisy Ridley's Star Wars future, Michael Moore's Fahrenheit 9/11 sequel, and that ...
In the wake of the Weinstein Company scandal, documentary filmmaker Michael Moore no longer wants his proposed “Fahrenheit 9/11” quasi-sequel associated with the company – and that's a problem. Harvey and Bob Weinstein had originally committed $6 million to the film, titled “Fahrenheit 11/9,” but ...
Documentary filmmaker Michael Moore was all set to make a sequel to his hit documentary Fahrenheit 9/11, and then The Weinstein Company came crashing down. TWC's Harvey and Bob Weinstein had originally committed $6 million to Moore's film Fahrenheit 11/9, but in the wake of sexual assault ...
Blane, a screenwriter and actor, also worked on filmmaker Michael Moore's upcoming TNT television series, "Live from the Apocalypse." In late 2016, Blane worked in the writers' room for the hit CBS sitcom "Kevin Can Wait." His latest artistic passion is his upcoming film, "Cubby," a semi-autobiographical ...
Why we care: During the filming of his Oscar-winning documentary, Bowling for Columbine, Michael Moore was awarded a free hunting rifle at a bank in Michigan. He did so to prove a point about the need for gun control. Fifteen years and many mass shootings later, the team behind a film due out in 2018 ...
Harvey Weinstein Michael Moore 2 Getty (L-R) Harvey Weinstein and Michael Moore after "Fahrenheit 9/11" won the Palme d'Or at the 2004 Cannes Film Festival. The movie would go on to be the highest grossing documentary of all time.Getty. According to Deadline, the Weinsteins put in just over $2 ...
Michael Moore Among Artists Recognized At United Solo Festival Gala ... an actor, activist, author of the screenplay for an Oscar-winning film; ...
Beneath that, a tension simmers, pulling viewers through the film. ... undertakes similar to Michael Moore's hunt for General Motors' CEO Roger ... The Problem with Apu often unfolds like a movie-length Daily Show segment ...


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