Carl Deal

Carl Deal is a New York–based documentary filmmaker. He is producer and director of the film Trouble the Water as well as producer for several of Michael Moore's films including Capitalism: A Love Story, Bowling for Columbine, and Fahrenheit 9/11. Carl Deal directed and produced the Oscar-nominated documentary Trouble the Water, his feature debut. The film, which chronicles one remarkable couple’s survival of Hurricane Katrina and their journey in its aftermath, was also honored with the 2008 Sundance Grand Jury Prize, and named Best Documentary Feature at the Full Frame Festival and the IFP/Gotham Independent Film Awards. In 2009, Carl co-Produced Michael Moore’s Capitalism: A Love Story. He was also a producer of Bowling for Columbine and Fahrenheit 9/11, and has contributed to many other films. Previously, as a broadcast news producer and journalist, Carl reported throughout the US, Latin America and in Iraq. He is a graduate of Columbia University’s journalism school, which awarded him its social justice prize, and has written investigative reports on environmental, civil and criminal justice for Greenpeace, Amnesty International and Public Citizen.



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