Michael Moore Has Been Secretly Making Trump Film
He says 'Fahrenheit 11/9' will help bring president down
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted May 17, 2017 3:14 AM CDT
This combination photo shows President Donald Trump, left, at the White House in Washington on March 13, 2017, and filmmaker Michael Moore at the 20th Annual Webby Awards in New York on May 16, 2016.   (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, left, and Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
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(Newser) – Michael Moore has been secretly making an anti-Trump documentary that he says will be powerful enough to bring down the president. The documentary, titled Fahrenheit 11/9 in reference to the day Trump's election win was confirmed, has been acquired by Bob and Harvey Weinstein, the Los Angeles Times reports. The Weinsteins distributed Moore's Fahrenheit 9/11, which remains the highest-grossing documentary of all time. "There is no greater part of what we can do right now than to have the power to bring Michael Moore to a mass audience," the Weinsteins said in a statement, adding that they are "ecstatic to be a part of this revolution."

The documentary, which is still in production, will look at the factors leading up to Trump's election and at his presidency, Entertainment Weekly reports. A press release says it will help dissolve Trump's "Teflon shield"—and his presidency. "No matter what you throw at him, it hasn't worked. No matter what is revealed, he remains standing. Facts, reality, brains cannot defeat him," Moore said in a statement. "Even when he commits a self-inflicted wound, he gets up the next morning and keeps going and tweeting. That all ends with this movie." No release date has been set. (Moore has urged Democrats to run a celebrity candidate for president in 2020.)

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