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There are two sides of every story and then there is the truth. FrackNation is the film that will tell the truth about fracking. People across the US told us that everything we had heard about fracking was wrong. They say that anti-fracking campaigns, one-sided media coverage and moratoriums and bans have damaged the lives of thousands of people who are now desperate to have their voices heard. (c) Official Facebook
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Critic Reviews for FrackNation
A one-sided attack piece like "FrackNation" doesn't add much to the conversation.
More than anything, "FrackNation" underscores the sheer complexity of a process that offers a financial lifeline to struggling farmers.
The accuracy of this crowd-sourced documentary - funded by small donations on Kickstarter - seems as reliable as a Wikipedia entry.
Audience Reviews for FrackNation
"FrackNation" is a documentary that seeks to clarify misinformation regarding fracking, particularly by attacking the documentary "Gasland." When the latter was released, it threw the world into controversy as many countries outlawed the fracking process and many American operations were shut down; however, the directors of this documentary question "Gasland's" displays of lighting tap water on fire and statics regarding environmental danger. It manages to supply people that are affected by fracking who support the process and experts who argue that the process is safe. The directors say that both sides are represented, but this film is so one-sided that it is hard to decide what to believe in the end. As a Pennsylvanian, fracking is something that affects me personally but it is difficult to form an opinion based on "Gasland" and "FrackNation," both of which make a persuasive but one-sided argument.
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