The Guardian March 26, 2003


Michael Moore's "Best Documentary" Oscar acceptance speech

On behalf of our producers Kathleen Glynn and Michael Donovan from 
Canada, I'd like to thank the Academy for this.

I have invited my fellow documentary nominees on the stage with us, and we 
would like to  they're here in solidarity with me because we like non-
fiction.

We like non-fiction and we live in fictitious times.

We live in the time where we have fictitious election results that elect a 
fictitious President.

We live in a time where we have a man sending us to war for fictitious 
reasons.

Whether it's the fiction of duct tape or fiction of orange alerts we are 
against this war, Mr. Bush.

Shame on you, Mr. Bush, shame on you.

And any time you got the Pope and the Dixie Chicks against you, your time 
is up.

Thank you very much.

Back to index page