FrackNation Poster

Release Date: 2013

DVD Release Date: June 24th, 2014

PG|1 hr 16 min

Plot Summary
Proponents of the drilling process known as fracking claim that activists and the media have suppressed facts and that the process does not harm the environment.

Director: Phelim McAleer , Ann McElhinney , Magdalena Segieda

Genres: Documentary

Ratings & Reviews

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  • With many of McAleer's facts coming from casual Internet searches (backed by boring shots of the computer screen), the accuracy of this crowd-sourced documentary - funded by small donations on Kickstarter - seems as reliable as a Wikipedia entry. show more

  • McAleer is an expert practitioner of cinematic jujitsu. show more

  • More than anything, FrackNation underscores the sheer complexity of a process that offers a financial lifeline to struggling farmers. show more

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