Michael Moore Announces Surprise Donald Trump Movie Just in Time for Election

Michael Moore is taking aim at Trump mania with his new surprise film, 'Michael Moore in Trumpland,' screening for free in NYC tonight.

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Michael Moore is hitting Trump supporters with a nice surprise just in time for Election Day. Moore revealed Tuesday that his new film Michael Moore in TrumpLand would be making a last-minute premiere at the IFC Center in New York City that evening. The best part? Tickets for the surprise event are absolutely free:

*FREE* sneak preview w/ MM Tues at 9:30pm, regular shows start Wed! https://t.co/E6tAWwMl7k https://t.co/Pe4BQc8WQZ

— IFC Center (@IFCCenter) October 18, 2016

The film is loosely based on a one-man play that Moore was originally planning to run in Ohio, Deadlinereported. However, according to Moore, the higher-ups involved with mounting the performance ultimately deemed him "too controversial" for such a thing. Peep the official synopsis of TrumpLand below, per IFC:

See the film Ohio Republicans tried to shut down. Oscar-winner Michael Moore dives right into hostile territory with his daring and hilarious one-man show, deep in the heart of TrumpLand in the weeks before the 2016 election.

Moore had been teasing the project in recent days, referencing The Crucible and promising the nation an "October surprise."

Yes, some rumors may be true. I "might" be putting the finishing touches on an "October Surprise" for this election. Then again...

— Michael Moore (@MMFlint) October 15, 2016

Sunday, 5:36pm, 110 Leroy St. Hunkered down. Tick-tock tick-tock... Can't say anything else for 48 hours. pic.twitter.com/q8r6vDeWzw

— Michael Moore (@MMFlint) October 16, 2016

Wrapping on ArthurMiller's bday!"It's rare for people to be asked the question which puts them squarely in front of themselves."TheCrucible

— Michael Moore (@MMFlint) October 17, 2016

What's this? Something is cooking! Final night in the "kitchen." #OctoberSurprise pic.twitter.com/eNX7LwxK5p

— Michael Moore (@MMFlint) October 18, 2016

Hey NYC- Who wants a peek @ what I've been up 2? Tues, 9:30pm, IFC Center. TIx free, 1st come, b.o. opens 8:30pm. pic.twitter.com/SrAhaq74ME

— Michael Moore (@MMFlint) October 18, 2016

Though not as down-to-the-wire, Moore took a similarly well-time approach with the release of his 2004 documentary Fahrenheit 9/11. The film, which premiered at that year's Cannes Film Festival and ultimately bagged the Palme d'Or, took an incisive look at the George W. Bush White House and the oft-criticized invasion of Iraq in 2003:

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Michael Moore in TrumpLand is expected to begin theatrical screenings nationwide as soon as Oct. 19 and will also be available on iTunes.

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