The Cause Of Gun Control In Bowling For Columbine By Michael Moore
Every footage in Moor’s documentary has been chosen skillfully and deliberately. Moore shocks the viewers by cleverly showing the disturbing and horrifying video footage of Columbine massacre that was caught on security camera, showing terrified students looking for place to hide as Harris and Klebold open fire, superimposed with the terrified 911 caller.
There is also a brilliant display of informative, astonishing and aggressive interviews, including with militia people, south park creator, Marilyn Manson and the tofu farmer James Nichole (the brother of Oklahoma City bomber). The film also ends up with an interview with the president of National Rifle Association (NRA), Charlton Heston. Bowling for Columbine deals with complicated issue of gun related violence in the America. In the beginning of the film the member of Michigan militia who has a day job as a Real Estate agent explains why he wants to be armed; he argues that, “this is an American tradition and it’s an American responsibility to be armed and if you are not armed you’re not responsible. Who is going to defend your kids, the cops, the federal government? It’s your job to defend you and you. If you don’t do it, you’re in dereliction of your duty as an American,