Michael Moore is releasing his Slacker Uprising direct to the people of the internet in the same style as time-restricted download Dr Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog.
I re-encoded it with DVD-Rebuilder and CCE using a 9-pass VBR. Moore's goal was to convince millions of non-voting "slackers" - mostly between the ages of 18-29 - to give voting a try.
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- "Slacker Uprising" traces Michael Moore's 62-city tour of the swing states during the 2004 Presidential election and records the thrilling - and frightening - response he received across the country.
Starting out in Elk Rapids, Michigan, in front of an audience of 400, the tour caught on like wildfire with up to 16,000 slackers, each night coming to see Moore and his traveling band of speakers, comedians, and musicians.
To encourage the slackers to show up, they were offered a clean change of underwear, free Ramen noodles, and a promise that no event would start before noon and no politician would be allowed to speak. To anneliesmuster: You should double check your download. It is a 99 minutes - I have watched it and made copies for my church friends.
These enticements filled basketball arenas and concert halls every night on the "Slacker Uprising Tour". I have only had time watch 3 of the DVD extras, and they all played perfectly with VLC.
Along with Moore's appearance, "Slacker Uprising" features live performances or appearances by Eddie Vedder (of Pearl Jam), Roseanne Barr, Joan Baez, Tom Morello (of Rage Against the Machine), R.
I've spent the morning updating with Michael Moore's latest film SLACKER UPRISING on in the background, you see the loud mouth documentary filmmaker has made his latest project viewable in it's entirety for free, online. The movie follows Moore's 2004 college tour as he tried to encourage 18-29 years olds (i.e. Under a different title CAPTAIN MIKE ACROSS AMERICA and slightly different cut, the movie played at the 2007 Toronto International Film Festival to a meager response. Well I enjoyed it, the subject matter isn't as hard hitting as the usual Moore doc but you can't complain when it's for free!
or Canada you can watch the 140 minute movie HERE, otherwise it will have to be the Youtube version below...
Michael Moore is to release his latest documentary free of charge here.
Slacker Uprising will be available as a download to North American viewers for three weeks from 23 September.
The documentary follows Moore's tour across the US during the 2004 presidential campaign as he attempted to persuade young people to vote.