The Irony of Michigan's Film Incentive Program

A documentary criticizing subsidies gets them while another praising the program does not

Michael Moore made a movie criticizing corporate welfare called “Capitalism: A Love Story” and received $845,145 in corporate welfare from the Michigan Film Office. Chris-Teena Constas made the movie celebrating corporate welfare called “Jane of All Trades: The Rise and Fall of the Michigan Film Incentive” and didn’t get any money from the state.

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