Moore gives away ‘Slacker’ for free

Michael Moore is giving away his new documentary ‘Slacker Uprising’ as a free download.

Fans in the US and Canada will be able to download the film – which bridges the gap between the release of Fahrenheit 9/11 and the 2004 presidential election – from

On his website, Moore wrote: “As you may have heard, I’ve decided to make my new film, Slacker Uprising, available for free to everyone in the United States and Canada.

“It is the first time ever that a major feature-length film is debuting as a free download on the internet – legally. I am doing this for two reasons:

“Next year it will be 20 years since my first film, Roger & Me, so I’d like to give those of you who’ve supported my work over the years a thank you gift in the form of a brand new movie; and I hope the release and wide distribution of this new movie will help to bring out millions of young and new voters [for the US election] on November 4.”