When Michael Moore
decided to start a documentary about Flint, Michigan and General Motors in the mid-1980s, he knew very little about the technical side of filmmaking (camera-work, lighting, etc.). He met a fellow low-budget documentary filmmaker, Kevin Rafferty
, who helped him learn this side of the director's job on the project, and served as one of the cinematographers. See more
Mr. Smith, we just came down from Flint where we filmed a family being evicted from their home the day before Christmas Eve. A family that used to work in the GM factory. Would you be willing to come up with us to see what the situation is like in Flint, so that people...
[cutting him off
I've been to Flint, and I'm sorry for those people, but I don't know anything about it, but you'd have to...
Families being evicted from their homes on Christmas Eve.
Well, I'm... listen, I'm sure General ...
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