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Michael Moore’s Traverse City Film Festival launches next week

Academy Award-winning filmmaker Michael Moore is still hard at work on his upcoming doc, Capitalism: A Love Story, but he's also got another project underway - his Traverse City Film Festival, which runs from July 28 through August 2 in Traverse City, Michigan. Moore says the 2009 edition, which just opened ticket sales to the general public this past Saturday, will feature the best line-up in the festival's five-year history. Among the films appearing are the opening night film Troubled Water from director Erik Poppe and the closing night feature, Julie & Julia, starring Meryl Streep as Julia Child. Docs appearing at the festival include: Valentino: The Last Emperor; Outrage; Winnebago Man and Rachel, which will be included within two sections of films from the Middle East. There will also be a dedicated focus on the environment via eight docs dealing with urgent environmental issues. For more information, click http://www.traversecityfilmfest.org/tixSYS/2009/filmguide/'>here.
July 21, 2009

Academy Award-winning filmmaker Michael Moore is still hard at work on his upcoming doc, Capitalism: A Love Story, but he’s also got another project underway – his Traverse City Film Festival, which runs from July 28 through August 2 in Traverse City, Michigan. Moore says the 2009 edition, which just opened ticket sales to the general public this past Saturday, will feature the best line-up in the festival’s five-year history. Among the films appearing are the opening night film Troubled Water from director Erik Poppe and the closing night feature, Julie & Julia, starring Meryl Streep as Julia Child. Docs appearing at the festival include: Valentino: The Last Emperor; Outrage; Winnebago Man and Rachel, which will be included within two sections of films from the Middle East. There will also be a dedicated focus on the environment via eight docs dealing with urgent environmental issues. For more information, click here.

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Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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