(USA, 2012, 90 min.)
World Premiere A firsthand investigation of BP’s disastrous oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, this film uncovers what really happened, why it happened and who benefited from the catastrophe. The production team traveled across the gulf coast interviewing environmental experts, government authorities, fishermen, scientists, drilling engineers and key BP contractors. Beyond Pollution examines the economic impact and health effects this tragedy will have on the local communities, both immediate and long term. Narrated by Dean Cain. Directed by Barker White. Produced by Barker White, Harper Robinson and Chris Shaw.
Introduced by Turner Freeman, Adult Librarian, Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. Discussion with filmmakers Barker White, Harper Robinson and Chris Shaw and David E. Guggenheim, The Ocean Doctor and Senior Fellow, The Ocean Foundation.