Todd myers: two films, watched back to back, best reveal the conflict and confusion involved in making rational energy policy many have seen the film “ gasland,” a documentary-style film by josh fox the message of the film is to claim that hydraulic fracking is dangerous and pollutes drinking water. Finally, the truth is out about the inaccurate, misleading and even downright fictional charges made in the anti-fracking documentary gasland phelim mcaleer's and shelly depue's counterpoint documentaries, fracknation and truthland, are brutal takedowns of the oft-cited gasland, debunking and. Truthland: dispatches from the real gasland - full movie [hd] - for more truthland news and information, visit in the hbo movie gasland, new york city filmmaker josh fox tried to scare people into thinking that natural gas development and hydraulic fracturing are new,.
In addition, eid and ipaa produced a documentary film, truthland, to further debunk the claims made in gasland truthland was released on june 13, 2012 documentary filmmakers phelim mcaleer, ann mcelhinney and magdalena segieda released fracknation in 2013 mcaleer was inspired to create the film after a. The science is in: climate change is a threat, and fracking worsens climate change fracking also brings many other well-documented problems, including water contamination, air pollution and adverse health effects clean, safe energy solutions are available, such as wind and solar power, energy.
Susan phillips of stateimpact (whyy/npr) reviews frack nation here: “dueling fracking films battle for pennsylvanians' hearts and minds” in reality, there are hundreds of places badly impacted by fracking and many films of many lengths, not just gasland, documenting those impacts so the. The fracking industry really doesn't want you to see “gasland 2” the industry has brought in anti-science film-maker phelim mcaleer to produce an industry informercial, “fracknation” mcaleer has a long track record of trying to disrupt and disinform here's part 2 of desmogblog's exposé of this oil and gas. This suggests gasland iii (already being financed by the park foundation) may never get out of the gate truthland, the gasland antidote, arrives josh fox is a liar, fracking is perfectly fine and allows jobs, lower energy, and help for those who need it – children have energy to keep the schools warm, energy to run.
Mcaleer—who's not the only auteur schlepping a pro-fracking movie—divides the world into innocents, dupes, and con men this inverts the usual order, as seen in gasland, of an open-minded journalist discovering the depths of corporate greed in fracknation and the completely separate truthland, both. Fox, 40, earned some celebrity with the 2010 film gasland, which was nominated for a best documentary oscar, as well as for four emmy awards (winning one for its directing) opposition upped fox's profile soon after: an independent film team used kickstarter to produce the pro-fracking fracknation.