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Dueling Documentaries: FrackNation gives the counter-argument to the anti-fracking Gasland
American Thinker ^ | 01/15/2013 | Jack Kemp

Posted on 01/15/2013 7:36:10 AM PST by SeekAndFind

FrackNation is an independent documentary that recently premiered in New York City's Chelsea Clearview Cinema. The film will be shown on Mark Cuban's cable station AXS.TV on January 22 at 9 p.m. Eastern. Since accusations fly freely on both sides of the fracking issue ("the fracking war" might be a more appropriate phrase here), and billions of dollars -- literally -- are being contested around the world, the producers decided the best way to fund the film would be by using the website to aggregate small donations -- and also not take any money from energy industry executives.

PRNewswire described FrackNation as follows:

"In less than 30 days, controversial filmmakers Ann McElhinney and Phelim McAleer have raised $150,000 from more than 2,000 backers for their documentary, FrackNation. Since the launch of the crowdfunding campaign on February 6, the outpouring of support for the film has earned it a top spot on Kickstarter's "most popular" list and helped FrackNation reach its $150,000 fundraising goal in half the estimated time."

Controversial filmmakers, they say? If a documentary isn't "controversial" -- i.e., does not have a strong point of view -- it is, in fact, boring. The fact of the matter is that any documentary filmmaker -- of any political persuasion - who challenges conventional thought is going to tick off someone who has a differing viewpoint.

To continue with the controversies, here is my personal full disclosure. Besides attending the premiere, I am one of the small investors in FrackNation and am listed in the on-screen credits as an "Executive Producer," under the name "Jack E. Kemp," because of my whopping $20 contribution. That dollar figure is not a typo.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: environmentalism; fracking; naturalgas
And oh BTW,

Carol Collier, the federal EPA's executive director of the Delaware River Basin Commission, has an on-screen credit in the movie Gasland. She claims that her name was used WITHOUT HER PERMISSION.

1 posted on 01/15/2013 7:36:19 AM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind
In the vidio clip Phelim Aleer goes on and exposes the director of the environmentalist film " GAS LAND " Josh Fox's claim that ligting water started with fracking.
Phelim Aleer says that in Josh Fox's film " GAS LAND " that people get the perception that ligitng water on fire started with frackingh.
Even Josh Fox attest to the fact that people lite their water on fire way before fracking started and Phelim Aleer asked Josh Fox isn't it so that people lite thier water before fracking ? Josh Fox said " Yes, but it's not relivent " .
As in ? he doesn't care about the facts.
There is a place called Burning Springs where 1669 the Seneca Indians brought Robert Lesalle to watch water burn.
People lite water on fire way before fracking started.
The liberals and environmentalist are lying to people about fracking in a effort to stop America from being engery independent.
We need to stop their lies.
Tell as many people as you can to watch " Fracking Nation " AXS.TV on January 22 at 9 p.m. Eastern.
2 posted on 01/15/2013 5:55:23 PM PST by American Constitutionalist
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