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GasLand

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Documentary
Release Date:September 15, 2010
Running time:107 minutes
Cast:Josh Fox, Dick Cheney, Pete Seeger, Richard Nixon, Aubrey K. McClendon
Director:Josh Fox
Producer:Trish Adlesic, Josh Fox, Molly Gandour
Distributor:Independent Pictures

Description: Can you imagine being able to light your tap water on fire? This is just one of the many shocking results due to the natural gas drilling boom which has swept the United States. The Halliburton-developed drilling technology called hydraulic fracturing or "fracking" has unlocked a "Saudi Arabia of natural gas" just beneath us. But is fracking safe? Part verite travelogue, part expose, part mystery, part bluegrass banjo meltdown, part showdown. Josh Fox encounters EPA whistleblowers, congressmen, world recognized scientists, and some of the most incredibly inspiring and heart-wrenching stories of ordinary Americans fighting against fossil fuel giants for environmental justice.

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