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    Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004) Michael Moore Documentary Michael Moore is one of America's most known filmmakers. He released his controversial movie "Fahrenheit 9/11" and it is quite obvious that Michael Moore is a propagandist for the left. The ideas presented about the Bush administration in Moore's work are sure to stir up debate. The main ideas talked about in this movie was about Bush being on vacation frequently, President Bush went ahead with a reading and photo-op at a grade school in Florida after hearing about the attacks,the White House allowed 142 Saudi Arabians, including members of Osama bin Laden's family, to leave the United States without questioning, and the fact that there are 535 congressmen and senators, and only one has an enlisted…

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    Fahrenheit 9/11 Analysis

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    Taha Quraishi Mr. Irvine US History 22 September 2015 Fahrenheit 9/11 Fahrenheit 9/11 directed by Michael Moore is a documentary film that premiered in movie theaters around the world during June of 2004. The film’s foremost basis is that US President George W. Bush is, and has been from the start of his term, unfit for office and does not act in the interests of the American people. It is a no-holds-barred attack on the Bush management’s handling of the 9/11 terrorist attacks and the War on…

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    Fahrenheit 9/11, a documentary directed by Michael Moore, is a political film about the war on terror and the reasons behind the U.S.A’s military involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan. The film opens with the 2000 U.S. presidential election, questioning the legitimacy of George W. Bush’s win in Florida against Al Gore. Gore is the frontrunner until Fox News predicts Bush as the winner, causing all other networks to retract their previous statements about Gore and agree with Fox News. It is then…

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    Introduction “George Bush does not care about black people.” This statement made by Kanye West in 2006, at “NBC’s A Concern for Hurricane Relief was made to defame the former president George W. Bush. Kanye however was not the first person to slander the President. Michael Moore’s 2004 documentary Fahrenheit 9/11 uses current events and patriotism as a framework to discredit the authority of the President. Frank Capra’s Why We Fight: Battle of Russia does the same, using patriotism and current…

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    The two documentaries ‘Fahrenheit 9/11’ by Michael Moore and ‘Manufacturing Dissent’ by Debbie Melnyk and Rick Caine have a similar theme, but are different in many ways. The reasons why these films are not alike is because of the different directors; there is a Canadian director and an American director which makes the film styles different from each other. ‘Fahrenheit 9/11’ uses propaganda to try and convince the viewers that they are right. These documentaries were very hard to follow for…

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    true to traditional documentary form, Moore exposes the harsh truths that many are too afraid to discuss. So is it really so bad that Moore shows a little bias? Because, to me, it seems that people are simply too caught up in trying to expose Moore’s biased methods to appreciate the change he is trying to instigate. Conversely, it isn’t only Bowling For Columbine that brings to light the vast number of immense problems of the US. Within his repertoire of films, the same message is continuously…

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    Reading 1: Genre The film “Bowling for Columbine”, a 2002 documentary by Michael Moore, is a brilliant example of the documentary mode: interactive participatory. Bowling for Columbine is an interactive participatory styled documentary written, produced and directed by the nationally acclaimed documentary writer Michael Moore who went on to direct Fahrenheit 9/11 aimed at the president George Bush and the war on terror. Michael Moore’s documentary style is described as neoliberal view of…

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    Michael Moore is an American filmmaker who specializes in interactive/ audience participation documentaries. His films (including Fahrenheit 911 and Bowling for Columbine) revolve around America and controversial, topical issues. In his films we can see the Michael Moore has certain trademark styles that work for him by using manipulation of both the audience and his interviewees with tactics like his dress, interview style, sarcasm, dark humor and his ironic use of music. His tactics work for…

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    Before explaining the setting of the interview for the ethnography, I must first introduce my friend Roger, who will be my main participant in this process. Roger and I first met at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg during my first semester and we soon became friends, due to the fact that the both of us loved critiquing movies. Although his major is in Anthropology, he stated that the Big Bang Theory was one of his favorite sitcoms. Despite the series based on the physics and associated…

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    interview Moore is trying to make the viewer feel bad for the Hacker family to create a personal connection. He is showing that the banks don’t care about everyday people. Moore is trying to connect to his audience and show them that foreclosures are real and that it could even happen to the viewer. His argument is strengthened just by adding a little bit of emotion to it. Michael Moore again uses pathos to try and make the viewer see the dirtiness of the foreclosure process by interviewing a…

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