Michael Tucker is an American documentary film director, best known for his recent documentary The Prisoner or: How I Planned to Kill Tony Blair. He also directed a documentary in Iraq during the 2003 Iraqi War entitled Gunner Palace. He was born in Hawaii.
Movies & TV shows
The Meaning of Hitler
Insights into the resurgence of white supremacy, antisemitism, and the weaponization of history are provided by this provocative consideration of the lasting influence and draw of Hitler.
Karl Marx City
Petra Epperlein and Michael Tucker take a powerfully personal journey through the former East Germany, as Epperlein investigates her father’s 1999 suicide and the possibility that he may have worked a...
U.S. citizens in more than 25 states are followed as they set out on the morning of the presidential election, throughout the course of the day, until the polls close in the evening and the results ar...
Emptying the Skies
If you want to impress your dining companions in Cyprus, it's not caviar that you order, but ambelopoulia: a tiny songbird. But as this gripping doc reveals, the cost to bring such delicacies to the t...
How to Fold a Flag
Michael Tucker and Petra Epperlein reveal the lives of post Iraq from a Congressional candidate in Buffalo to a cage fighter in Louisiana, set against the backdrop of the 2008 election. The piece show...
Fidelis Cloer is a self-confessed war profiteer who found The Perfect War when the US invaded Iraq. It wasn't about selling a dozen cars, or even a hundred, it was a thousand-car war where security wo...
The Prisoner or: How I Planned to Kill Tony Blair
In 2003, Iraqi journalist Yunis Abbas was taken from his home by American soldiers and detained at Abu Ghraib prison on suspicion of planning to assassinate Tony Blair. Only thing is, he was innocent....
This Film Is Not Yet Rated
Kirby Dick's provocative documentary investigates the secretive and inconsistent process by which the Motion Picture Association of America rates films, revealing the organization's underhanded effort...
The "Gunners" are a group of American soldiers who were in Baghdad. The soldiers were holed up in a pleasure palace four months after George W took office. Bush ended combat operations in the country....