Michael Moore to release surprise 'Trumpland' documentary

The Oscar-winning film-maker has announced the release of Michael Moore in Trumpland, ‘the film Ohio Republicans tried to shut down’

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Michael Moore has announced the surprise release of a Donald Trump documentary.

The Oscar-winning film-maker will bring Michael Moore in Trumpland to the big screen with an initial New York screening where tickets will be free. The film will then be officially released on 19 October.

The official description reads as follows: “See the film Ohio Republicans tried to shut down. Oscar-winner Michael Moore dives right into hostile territory with his daring and hilarious one-man show, deep in the heart of TrumpLand in the weeks before the 2016 election.”

The news broke on Twitter with Moore sharing the following tweet on Monday:

Hey NYC- Who wants a peek @ what I've been up 2? Tues, 9:30pm, IFC Center. TIx free, 1st come, b.o. opens 8:30pm. pic.twitter.com/SrAhaq74ME

— Michael Moore (@MMFlint) October 18, 2016

Last month, Moore shared on Facebook that he was banned from performing and filming the show at a theater in Ohio. “It always amazes me when people choose to just outright lie instead of simply admitting the truth and then being proud of their decision,” he wrote. “I’m sure the good people who run this theater are not, in their hearts, proud of what they’ve done and were certainly hoping their little act of censorship wouldn’t be known by anyone. They probably didn’t think we’d bother to out them so publicly. That’s how small towns get away with stuff like this. And if you grew up in one of these places, you know what I’m talking about.”

His last film, Where to Invade Next, was a disappointment at the box office, making just $3.8m. He’s already been a vocal opponent of Trump and has said he believes that his entire presidential campaign was constructed purely to negotiate a better salary at NBC.


Benjamin Lee

The GuardianTramp

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