"> Name: "Bowling for Columbine" Banned by United Artists Theaters

Date:  1995 - 2005

Location:  North America

SubjectPolitical/Economic/Social Opinion

MediumFilm Video

Artist: Michael Moore

Confronting Bodies: United Artists Theater, Regal Entertainment Group

Date of Action: July 2002

Specific 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.

Description of 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 "Bolwing for Columbine."

Source: www.artistsnetwork.org

Submitted By: NCAC

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