Manufacturing Dissent: Uncovering Michael Moore is a compelling documentary released in 2007 that takes an in-depth look at the controversial filmmaker.
Debbie Melnyk and Rick Caine spent two years researching and making the film, which explores the tactics used by Michael Moore in his films such as Fahrenheit 9/11—a movie that attacked the Bush administration and its policies. Initially, Melnyk and Caine wanted to make a biographical film about Moore, but their research changed their opinion of him. As a result, they decided to turn Manufacturing Dissent into a critical examination of his work.
Throughout the documentary, viewers will see interviews with people who have personal grievances with Moore. This provides insight into how he works and creates his films. The documentary also delves into technical details of what goes on behind-the-scenes when Moore is creating movies.
Manufacturing Dissent is an eye-opening exploration of the way Michael Moore works, giving us a unique perspective on his methods and motivations. For those who are interested in his films or the filmmaking process in general, this documentary is essential viewing that will leave you thinking about what it all means for society as a whole.