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Deepwater Disaster - The Untold Story
Part of the Series: Horizon
BBC
The Deepwater Horizon oil spill is one of the world's biggest environmental disasters. Horizon reveals the untold story of the 87-day battle to kill the oil blowout a mile beneath the waves. The Deepwater Horizon oil rig disaster sent millions…
Crude: The Real Price of Oil
Three years in the making, Crude tells the epic story of one of the largest and most controversial legal cases on the planet: the infamous $27 billion "Amazon Chernobyl" lawsuit pitting 30,000 rainforest dwellers in Ecuador against the U.S. oil…
The Ethics of Fracking
A look at the ethics of the natural gas extraction process known as "fracking". The film covers political, spiritual, scientific, medical, and educational points of views of hydraulic fracturing. It also takes a look at the deceiving advertising the gas…
Above All Else - Trying to Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline
An intimate portrait of a group of landowners and activists in East Texas who tried to stop construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, a 7 billion dollar project slated to carry tar sands oil from Canada to refineries on the…
Dear President Obama - The Clean Energy Revolution is Now
Filmmakers and journalists have been working on the film for nearly three years, filming in more than twenty states and conducting more than 120 interviews. Narrated by actor and activist Mark Ruffalo, the film is a direct appeal to President…
The Burden: Fossil Fuel, The Military and National Security
The Burden is the first film to examine how America's dependence on fossil fuels poses serious immediate and long-term national security threats - and how the military is taking a leading role in the battle for clean, renewable energy. The…
Blind Spot - Peak Oil & the Coming Global Crisis
In this haunting portrait of America's oil-fueled excesses, director Adolfo Doring explores the inextricable link between the energy we use, the way we run our economy, and the multiplying threats that now confront the environmental health and stability of our…
Lube Job
Produced by two veteran journalists, Lube Job uncovers the oil and gas industries role in what could be one of the greatest environmental catastrophes in modern times, an ecological tragedy that threatens to eradicate much of southern Louisiana, including its…
Crude Impact - The Consequences of the Global Dependency on Oil
Crude Impact is a powerful and timely story that explores the interconnection between human domination of the planet, and the discovery and use of oil. This documentary film exposes our global, deep-rooted dependency on fossil fuel energy and examines the…
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Pretty Slick
Pretty Slick is the first film to fully reveal the devastating, untold story of BP's Corexit coverup following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The spill is well-known as one of the largest environmental disasters…
To the Ends of the Earth - Activists Against Extreme Energy
This Documentary concerned citizens living at the frontiers of extreme oil and gas extraction, bearing witness to a global crossroads. They call for human ingenuity to rebuild society at the end of the fossil fuel era. The people we meet…
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Ecocide - A Fishing Community Struggling to Survive After the Gulf Oil Disaster
On April 20th 2010 the Deepwater Horizon, a Transocean-owned, BP-leased oil rig exploded. The blaze claimed the lives of 11 workers and the uncapped well gushed for 87 days pouring an estimated 4.2 million barrels of oil into the sea.…
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Wiebo’s War - Gas Wells & Public Health
Wiebo's War is a feature documentary that tells the story of a man's epic battle with the oil and gas industry. In the 1990s, natural gas wells were drilled near the home of Reverend Wiebo Ludwig and his clan in…
Fenceline: A Company Town Divided
Fenceline follows the story of Margie Richard, who claims that her African American community is suffering adverse health effects, due to the chemical emissions of a neighboring plant owned by the Royal Dutch Shell Oil Company. The town of Norco,…
The Cost of Oil
The pressure to drill for oil in the Arctic has intensified with the increasing prices of crude oil. But the potential for lower oil prices is at what cost? In this feature-length documentary the Alaskan Inupiat show how oil drilling…
Petroapocalypse Now?
Is the oil beginning to run out? Shot over four years in 13 countries this film uncovers the myths surrounding the future of world oil supplies. The producers lift the lid on the 'Peak Oil' theory - whether oil production…
Stephen Fry and the Great American Oil Spill
BBC
In 2009, actor Stephen Fry visited a number of fishing communities in the southern states of the USA, the very communities that were hit by the BP oil spill some months later. Now in Stephen Fry and the Great American…
Big Oil - In the Wake of Exxon Valdez
BBC
For environmentalists, Good Friday, March 24 1989, was far from being a good day. Just after midnight, the supertanker Exxon Valdez slammed onto the rocks of Bligh Reef and discharged 11 million gallons of Alaskan oil into the sea.The incident…
Global Economics and Oil: Jeff Rubin
Interview with Jeff Rubin, former chief strategist and chief economist at CIBC World Markets, a division of one of Canada's largest banks. Jeff Rubin has always been highly quotable, and frequently controversial, and he was one of the first analysts…
White Water, Black Gold - The Environmental Cost of the Keystone Pipeline
This mutli-award winning film exposes the little-known environmental and health costs of the dirty oil that would flow through the Keystone Pipeline. Canada is the number one foreign supplier of oil to the United States. But this is not a…
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