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1 hr. 28 min.

Plot Summary
A community-wide battle over free speech is ignited in the most unlikely of places: Utah's sleepy Mormon country, which for the most part leans conservative in its politics. The brouhaha starts prior to the 2004 presidential election, when Utah Valley State College's student body invites Michael Moore, the incendiary filmmaker behind "Bowling for Columbine," to give a speech on campus. This is met by public outrage, death threats and even a bribery attempt to stop the visit from taking place.


Director: Steven Greenstreet

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Minority Films LLC

This Divided State (2005)

Release Date: June 26th, 2005|1 hr. 28 min.

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  • 75
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    If there's anybody left who believes in free discourse, the students were clear winners. show more

  • 40
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    This Divided State will become yet one more largely forgotten cinematic footnote to an election notable for its divisiveness. show more

  • 100
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    Frequently funny, sometimes sad, often electrifying. show more

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