MICHAEL MOORE WITH WHERE TO INVADE NEXT

Showings

Chauncey -Theater 1 Thu, Jan 30 5:00 PM
Event Info
Dialogue:Filmmaker Michael Moore in person
Series Info
Series:Special Event
Bijou Film Forum
Film Info
Rating:R
Runtime:120 mins
Director:Michael Moore
Year Released:2016
Production Country:USA

Description

Filmmaker Michael Moore joins us in person for a screening and dialogue.

Presented in conjunction with Bijou Film Board as a special Bijou Film Forum event.

5:00pm doors / 5:15pm introduction and film / Q&A to follow
Free University of Iowa Student tickets available first come first served at 4:30pm on the day of show.

"This is such a bracing and optimistic and doggedly idealistic film, simplistic in the sense that it believes that things like feminism are simply right." -Guardian

"The most salient point Moore makes in Where to Invade Next is that so many of the ideas explored in the doc are American, historically speaking." -rogerebert.com

Filmmaker Michael Moore visits various countries to examine how Europeans view work, education, health care, sex, equality, and other issues. From cafeteria food to sex ed, Moore looks at the benefits of schooling in France, Finland and Slovenia. In Italy, he marvels at how workers enjoy reasonable hours and generous vacation time. In Portugal, Moore notes the effects of the decriminalization of drugs. Through his travels, we discover just how different America is from the rest of the world.

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