Bowling for Columbine

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Date: 2002

Region: North America

Subject: Political/Economic/Social Opinion

Medium: Film Video


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Artist: Michael Moore

Confronting Bodies: United Artists Theater, Regal Entertainment Group

Dates of Action: July, 2002

Location: Across the United States

Description of Artwork: Bowling for Columbine is a documentary film which confronts social issues in the United States that relate to gun violence.

The Incident: United Artists, a division of the entertainment giant, Regal Entertainment Group, bought the rights to Moore's film and refuse to show it in any of their theaters because of its content.

Results of Incident: United Artist theater patrons will be unable to view Bowling for Columbine.

Source: www.artistsnetwork.org