TITLE

DOCUMENTARIES TURNED INTO AGITPROP—AND MINTED CASH

AUTHOR(S)
Hill, Logan
PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
New York;12/20/2004, Vol. 37 Issue 45, p87
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the critical and commercial success of several documentary films considered as highly partisan. "Fahrenheit 9/11," directed by Michael Moore; "Super Size Me," by Morgan Spurlock, which was a study on McDonald's Big Mac; "Bush's Brain," which was about Karl Rove; DVD "Uncovered: The Whole Truth About the War in Iraq," by Robert Greenwald; Works by independent filmmakers.
ACCESSION #
15512016

 

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