May 21, 2007

"Sicko" premiere in Cannes

Michael Moore's New Film Takes on the Health Industry, Gets Him in Trouble with Treasury Dept.
For those who have been wondering, as I have, when Michael Moore's film taking on the health insurance industry would finally be complete, there's no need to wait any longer. Yesterday, Moore announced that the film was finished and that it would be debuting at the Cannes Film Festival, which opened on Wednesday.Moore explained the lack of publicity surrounding the film, titled "Sicko," in a letter to supporters yesterday:

Apparently Bush and the Treasury Department don'y like something in this film although Moore denies that he has done anything illegal other than to go and do some filming in Cuba.

Rest assured of one thing: no laws were broken. All I've done is violate the modern-day rule of journalism that says, "ask no questions of those in power or your luncheon privileges will be revoked."

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