Michael Moore in Trumpland Arrives in Denver This Weekend

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In his own October surprise, filmmaker Michael Moore is releasing his new film, Michael Moore in Trumpland, just days before the election; the controversial director will be popping up with Skype Q&A sessions after shows at the Sie FilmCenter in Denver and the International Film Series in Boulder.

Filmed less than three weeks ago in a small theater in the Republican-leaning city of Wilmington, Ohio, Trumpland is not so much a typical Moore film as it is a one-man show expressing the highly political filmmaker's fears of a Trump presidency. It documents how Moore moved from protesting Hillary Clinton to praising her campaign based solely on important issues like equal rights, anti-sexism, health care, climate control and not opening up the seventh seal of the apocalypse.

The film was released last week on iTunes but will show on the big screen in a limited run.
Trumpland plays tonight through Sunday, October 30, at the Sie, 2510 East Colfax Avenue, with the Skype Q&A with Moore following the 7 p.m. showing on October 29. Tickets for that show are $11, $7 for Denver Film Society members, and available at denverfilm.org.

The film also screens at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 1, at the University of Colorado's Muenzinger Auditorium, 1905 Colorado Avenue in Boulder, as part of the International Film Series; the Skype Q&A will follow that showing, too. Tickets are $8, $7 for students and seniors, and available at the door. Find more information at internationalfilmseries.com.

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