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BOWLING FOR COLUMBINE (2002) ****thumbnail Bowling for Columbine

(focus on gun culture, fear culture)

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In 1999, two high school students near Denver, Colorado shot and killed a dozen classmates, a teacher, and themselves.  Filmmaker, Michael Moore visited Columbine High School to try and understand how this could happen.  The result is this movie.  In it, Moore examines the history of fear and violence in America.  He compares Columbine to other violent tragedies.  Moore interviews Marilyn Manson, Charlton Heston, then head of the National Rifle Association, and others in an attempt to find answers.  Rated R (120 min.)  mike laib 2010.

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