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Michael Moore

American filmmaker, author, social critic, and liberal activist

1954   -  

country of citizenship: United States of America
native language: American English
language of expression: American English
educated at: University of Michigan–Flint, University of Michigan–Dearborn
occupation: film director, television presenter, journalist, comedian, autobiographer, writer, screenwriter, film actor, peace activist, film producer
award received: Writers Guild of America Award, Emmy Award, Palme d'Or, Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature, César Award for Best Foreign Film, Eagle Scout

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Michael Francis Moore (born April 23, 1954) is an American documentary filmmaker, author, and activist. His works frequently address the topics of globalization and capitalism. Moore won the 2002 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature for Bowling for Columbine, which examined the causes of the Columbine High School massacre and the overall gun culture of the United States. He also directed and produced Fahrenheit 9/11, a critical look at the presidency of George W. Bush and the War on Terror, which earned $119,194,771 to become the highest-grossing documentary at the American box office of all time. The film also won the Palme d'Or at the 2004 Cannes film festival. His documentary Sicko, which examines health care in the United States, is one of the top ten highest-grossing documentaries as of 2020. In September 2008, he released his first free movie on the internet, Slacker Uprising, which documented his personal quest to encourage more Americans to vote in presidential elections. He has also written and starred in the TV shows TV Nation, a satirical news-magazine television series, and The Awful Truth, a satirical show. In 2018 he released his latest film, Fahrenheit 11/9, a documentary about the 2016 United States presidential election and the subsequent presidency of Donald Trump. He also conjectured that Trump might be faking his COVID-19 diagnosis.Moore's written and cinematic works criticize topics such as globalization, large corporations, assault weapon ownership, Presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Donald Trump, the Iraq War, the American health care system and capitalism overall. In 2005, Time named Moore one of the world's 100 most influential people.
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