Gun Control In Michael Moore's Bowling For Columbine

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Michael Moore is a writer and a filmmaker and he is well known for criticizing American politics and the society in general. Moore had a specific bias against gun control and it allowed him to consider the biggest controversies surrounding the topic. Bowling for Columbine is a one of Moore’s famous documentaries, he decides to make this after the Columbine high school massacre that occurred in 1999. Something he looked for in this film was how the violence in the society has an impact on the children and how they would be different if raised in a safer area. In “ Bowling Columbine” Moore uses various codes and conventions to discuss the link between America's obsession for guns and how it connects to their murder rate. The use of animation, interviews with the victims and witnesses helped call attention to social criticism, which Americans should be ashamed of.
He interviews many different people to focus on the different aspects, which makes the documentary have a narrative logic and a believable story. He wanders from street to street to where gun is a problem to answer his questions. This way he is able to get facts, opinions, and comparisons, to help convey the message of gun violence in America. He starts with interviewing the people in the countryside then some victim teenagers from Columbine highschool and few Canadians. John Nicholas says “When the government turns tyrannical, it is your duty to overthrow it” but Moore disagrees and states his opinion,wanting others
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