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MPAA Rating: Unrated
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1 hr. 47 min.
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USA Release:
January 24, 2010 (festival)
June 21, 2010 (TV)
September 15, 2010 (NYC)
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FrackNation” (2013) PG is a documentary that points out many factual errors in “Gasland.” In “FrackNation,” journalist Phelim McAleer reveals bogus lawsuits, gun threats and intimidation questioning environmentalists and anti-fracking activists in his search for the truth. According to Wikipedia, “The movie was shown to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, Subcommittee on Environment in February 2013. …On February 10, 2014 the movie was shown in the European Parliament.”

Featuring: Josh Fox, Dick Cheney (Himself), Pete Seeger (Himself), Richard Nixon (Himself), Aubrey K. McClendon (Himself), Pat Fernelli (Herself—Resident), Ron Carter (Himself—Resident), Jean Carter (Herself—Resident), Norma Fiorentino (Herself—Resident), more »
Director: Josh Fox
Producer: HBO Documentary Films, International WOW Company, Trish Adlesic, Josh Fox, Molly Gandour, Don Guarnieri, Laura Newman, David Roma
Distributor: HBO Documentary Films, Cinema Management Group

“Can you light your water on fire?”

Here’s what the distributor says about their film: “It is happening all across America-rural landowners wake up one day to find a lucrative offer from an energy company wanting to lease their property. Reason? The company hopes to tap into a reservoir dubbed the ‘Saudi Arabia of natural gas.’ Halliburton developed a way to get the gas out of the ground-a hydraulic drilling process called ‘fracking’-and suddenly America finds itself on the precipice of becoming an energy superpower.”

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