The planned screening of Michael Moore's controversial documentary "Sicko," which is very critical of the US health system came under fire from Enfield's mayor and a number of town council members, following a complaint from a resident. The library had begun a new nonfiction film series and Moore's 2007 documentary which had been nominated for an Academy Award was considered a poor choice by resident Kevin Fealy who pressured the library to cancel the showing. Fealy's concern was that he didn't want the town "“to promote material such as this on my tax dollars.”
The only council member to speak against the decision was Councillor Cynthia Mangini, calling it censorship.
The Connecticut Library Association is deciding upon its response which could include suing the town.
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Update: Following the controversy raised by the Town of Enfield's decision to pressure the library to pull the showing of "Sicko," the Town reversed its decision. Read more about it at the ALA website.