Gasland, a new documentary, recently won the Special Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival. Move over, Michael Moore.

Filmmaker Josh Fox helps light up a water faucet in his movie, Gasland.

Filmmaker Josh Fox helps light up a water faucet in his movie, Gasland.

The discuss the movie here on the Sundance website:

But what comes out of the ground with that “natural” gas? How does it affect our air and drinking water? GASLAND is a powerful personal documentary that confronts these questions with spirit, strength, and a sense of humor. When filmmaker Josh Fox receives his cash offer in the mail, he travels across 32 states to meet other rural residents on the front lines of fracking. He discovers toxic streams, ruined aquifers, dying livestock, brutal illnesses, and kitchen sinks that burst into flame. He learns that all water is connected and perhaps some things are more valuable than money.


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