|Directed by||Michael Moore|
|Produced by||Monica Hampton|
|Written by||Michael Moore|
|Narrated by||Michael Moore|
|Starring||A Cast of Millions|
|Music by||Various artists|
|Editing by||Bernardo Loyola, David Feinberg|
|Distributed by||Brave New Films|
|Running time||97 minutes|
Slacker Uprising is a movie of Michael Moore's tour of colleges in swing states during the 2004 election, with a goal to encourage 18–29 year olds to vote, and the response it received. The film is a re-edited version of Captain Mike Across America, which played at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2007.
It is one of the first feature length films made by a known director to be released as a free and legal download online. The free download is only available to those residing in the United States and Canada. The film was also made available free for online viewing and download on the Lycos Cinema platform as well as iTunes and blip.tv. It had a one-night-only run at the Michigan Theater, where Michael Moore spoke briefly. The film is available in DVD format.
Slacker Uprising features live performances or appearances by Eddie Vedder (of Pearl Jam), Roseanne Barr, Joan Baez, Tom Morello (of Rage Against the Machine), R.E.M., Steve Earle, and Viggo Mortensen. The original score is by Anti-Flag.
- "Michael Moore screens Slacker Uprising at Michigan Theater". Michigandaily.com. 2008-09-19. Retrieved 2009-03-13.
- "Slacker Uprising Press Release"
- Official website
- Slacker Uprising at the Internet Movie Database
- Slacker Uprising at Rotten Tomatoes
- Trailer on YouTube