Backyard

Directed By
Deia Schlosberg
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Cinema Verde
2015
Backyard
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Backyard
26
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Minute
Resources
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Land Use
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Energy
United States
2013

Following stories about the effects of fracking in Pennsylvania, Colorado, North Dakota, and Montana, an eerie similarity emerges despite the vast differences in geography, personal histories, and different stages of hydro-fracking development that involves increasingly difficult methods of fossil fuel extraction at increasing costs to the people and the environment. Interspersed throughout these human stories are animated illustrations of the bigger “puzzle picture” of which each story is only one small piece.

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