Millionaire filmmaker got government subsidy for anti-capitalist movie

Evidently Moore was against the program before he took advantage of it…

From Libertarian Republican
January 30, 2010

New from the Michigan Macinac Center

The Michigan Film Industry tax break allows for film makers who produce movies in Michigan to receive more funds back from the State than they actually pay in. Moore, a Board member of the MI Film Industry Commission, took full advantage of the tax refundable program for his movie “Capitalism: A Love Story.”

Ironically, Moore, as a [commission member], originally opposed the program:

“Multi-national corporations, ViaCom, GE, Rupert Murdoch, all these studios. Why do they need our money from Michigan, from our taxpayers? We’re already broke here…”

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