Democracy Now: Michael Moore On His Life, His Films And His Activism

Happy Labor Day everybody. Democracy Now's Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzales spent the hour long broadcast with independent filmmaker Michael Moore.

Michael Moore on His Life, His Films and His Activism:

AMY GOODMAN: Today, in this Democracy Now! special, we spend the hour with one of the most famous independent filmmakers in the world: Michael Moore. For the past twenty years, Michael has been one of the most politically active, provocative and successful documentary filmmakers in the business. His films include Roger & Me; Bowling for Columbine, for which he won the Academy Award; Fahrenheit 9/11; Sicko; and his latest, Capitalism: A Love Story.

Michael Moore recently joined us in our Democracy Now! studios in New York for an event celebrating the launch of the greenest internet-TV-radio studios in the country. Juan Gonzalez and I interviewed him before a rapt audience of hundreds. I began by asking Michael Moore why he first became a filmmaker. Read on...


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